Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, geometric shape, faceted sides, with some facets horizontally ribbed, and some sides with diamond design. Thin bent wire hook attached. Opening on top and bottom would allow a hook to travel through the ornament body, and have multiple ornaments hooked one on top of the other in a chain. This style of hook and ornament was designed and produced by the SHINY BRITE Company after WWII, and was discontinued in 1960. No mark.
Maker is possibly SHINY BRITE Company.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Other Terms
Ornament, Embossed; Decorations
date made
1945-1960
place made
United States: New Jersey
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0181
catalog number
298065.0181
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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