OUR COLLECTION — LATIN AMERICA — MEXICO 18. PAINTED TIN NATIVITY
This 10-piece Nativity scene is handcrafted hojalatas, or handworked tin. Each piece is hand-painted with protective shellac. Tin-work is a specialty craft of Oaxaca, in Southern Mexico. The top of Joseph’s cane is about 9 inches tall and the blue crib with baby is about 5 by 2.75 inches oval. This Nativity scene consists of Mary, Joseph, baby, angel, 3 wise men, a sheep, and a groovy green cow and blue donkey!