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Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, pointed at top and bottom, with three indents. Dull silver, indents outlined in magenta, with horizontal white stripes dusted in mica/glitter. Metal cap attached with bent metal loop inserted for hanging. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1930
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0270
catalog number
298065.0270
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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