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Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with indented front and back, faceted star shape, molded edges. Iridescent yellow-gold. No cap attached, thin bent metal loop inserted into top for hanging. No mark. Germany produced similar fancy molded shapes prior to 1940, and those molds were often then reused after 1940.
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Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
before 1903
place made
place used
United States: Tennessee, Knoxville
Physical Description
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Eloise R. Morris
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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