The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
Wire wrap ball ornament
This is a Christmas tree ornament of painted blown glass covered in wire wrap, as was the style. The manufacturer is unknown, but it was created circa 1870-1939.