Sugar Strawberry Christmas Ornament
Ornament measures approximately 1 3/4" to top of hanger
Mouth blown, hand painted, glass Christmas ornament from Merck Family's Old World Christmas.
In medieval Europe, strawberries were served at festivals and important state occasions to ensure peace and prosperity. They were carved into Church pillars to symbolize perfection and righteousness. In provincial France, strawberries were considered an aphrodisiac, so newlyweds were traditionally served a strawberry soup.