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Object Name Ornament, Christmas Tree
Catalog Number 92.183.97.1-.4
Description Christmas tree ornament of an elf holding a silver trumpet with a crystal coated pine cone body. He has orange pipe cleaner arms and legs. The elf is wearing a collar of gold foil, a red checked paper hat, and green shoes. Elf is standing on an orange platform. Ornament is stored in a plastic tube with stuffing on the bottom to resemble snow. A card is included in plastic tube that reads, "This little ELF has been instructed/ by /EVELYN and BILL OVERTON/ to bring to you/ The true Christmas Spirit/ And lots of Happiness for/ The New Year." Plastic tube and elf were sent from Texas in a cardboard tube with Christmas themed address sticker.

.1- Elf ornament, .2- paper greeting, .3a - plastic tube, .3b- plastic tube lid, .4a - top half of cardboard tube, .4b- bottom half of cardboard tube
Material pine cone/pipe cleaner
People Ball family
Owsley, Lucina (Lucy) Emaline Ball
Search Terms Ball family
Subjects Christmas
Ornaments
Packaging
Trumpets
Classification Holidays
Dimension Details 97.1- ornament
Height- 3.625"
width- 1.5"

97.2- paper greeting
Length- 5.5"
Width- 3.25"

97.3a&b- plastic tube
Length- 4.25"
Diameter- 2"
Circumference- 6.28"

97.4a&b- cardboard tube
Length- 5.5"
Diameter- 2.25"
Circumference- 7.065"

Imagefile 083\9218397.JPG
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1955.0