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Ornament, Christmas Tree (USA), 1850–99

This is a Ornament, christmas tree. It is dated 1850–99 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is dough and sugar. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mary M. Kenway. It is credited Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell.

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Ornament, Christmas Tree (USA), 1850–99; dough and sugar; Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell; 1956-32-42

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