Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament in the shape of an animal. Missing head, probably a cat. Opalescent glass, opaque white body with pink back. The word “Gregg” is written in ink on top back in cursive, possibly “Greggory”, but the ornament is broken. Metal cap attached with bent wire hook inserted in top, with curled hook on top back of animal. No mark. Ornaments using similar molds were produced prior to 1940.
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Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
Other Terms
Ornament; Decorations
date made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
green (overall color)
pink (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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