Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom, three molded indents around center. Indents have molded geometric square-star design with circular double outline. Opalescent glass, possibly painted magenta, traces remain. Metal cap with thin metal loop and bent wire for hanging attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Other Terms
Ornament, Indented; Decorations
date made
1890-1940
place made
Germany
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 4 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0271
catalog number
298065.0271
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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