Toy Stocking Christmas Ornament
44042 Merck Family's Old World Christmas
Measures approximately 5 3/4"
Made of mouth blown, hand painted glass. Red Christmas stocking filled with toys.
Free gift box included.
This ornament is retired.
Hanging a stocking by the fireplace became popular in the 1800s. Legend has it that Saint Nicholas tossed bags of gold down the chimney into the stockings drying by the fire that belonged to three poor sisters who lacked dowries. Today, children still hang stockings hoping for a surprise.