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Ceramics from yesteryear
The Virgen de Guadalupe, milagros, sacred hearts and images are all artistic motifs used in Mexican folk art in every state in Mexico.
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"Milagro"means "miracle" in Spanish. Milagros are religious charms that are prevalent throughout Mexico and are used to request or thank God for a miracle.
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This is a beautifully made, very tiny, free-standing painted tin nativity scene that folds flat between seasons and fits into its own little painted tin box. The 10 nativity pieces are painted on one side.There's a small stand on the back of each piece that folds in or out, to allow it to be flat or to stand upright. Here's more info on the tin folk art traditions of Mexico!
state of origin: Oaxaca dimensions: standing pieces are about .5" to l.5" , box is 2" by 2.5"