Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Semi-sphere, with molded indent or reflector on one side. Red over mirrored silver. Metal cap attached with thin bent metal loop inserted and bent crinkle wire attached for hanging. No mark. Possibly made in Poland as the country began exporting similar indented ornaments in the 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1940
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0350
catalog number
298065.0350
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
subject
Christmas
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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