The Christmas holidays at Mount Vernon were a happy time, bringing together family and friends, good food, and freedom from work. George and Martha Washington enjoyed a warm, welcoming reputation that encouraged visitors to trudge through ice and snow each year in anticipation of the generous hospitality at Mount Vernon. This lovely Dove of Peace weathervane tree topper brings enchanting Christmas charm to your holiday season. The three-dimensional dove has a hand-carved, hand-painted, delightfully old-fashioned look. The tree topper dove measures 7" from olive branch to tail with a 5 ¾" wingspan. The 2 ½" coil is painted with an antiqued copper finish.