Folk Mandolin Christmas Ornament
38033 Merck Family's Old World Christmas
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Ornament measures approximately 4" to top of hanger.
Made of mouth blown, hand painted glass.
A small, beautifully shaped instrument resembling the lute, the mandolin emerged during the Renaissance. Its popularity grew during the 18th century when it was used by Handel, Mozart, and other famous composers. By 1900, the mandolin had become a favorite folk instrument in America for vocal accompaniment.
This ornament is retired.