OUR COLLECTION — AFRICA — KENYA 55. BANANA FIBER NATIVITY IN FENCE
This Nativity scene is made of banana fiber figures mounted on a fenced platform. The set is made by the Kikuyu tribespeople of Kenya. The base of corrugated cardboard is covered with banana fiber. The figures are banana fiber and bark wrapped around wire frames. They have hair and beards made from the sisal plant. The faces are wood with painted features. The figures include the infant Jesus, Mary, Joseph, three wise men, a donkey and two lambs. The base measures 9 inches square.