OUR COLLECTION — ASIA — THAILAND 446. DOLL NATIVITY
This Nativity set includes 12 dolls handmade in Bangkok, Thailand by a company called Bangkok Dolls. This business is the first doll factory and museum in Thailand, in operation since 1957. Their museum displays more than one thousand Thai and international dolls. The set includes: Joseph, Mary holding baby Jesus, four village women (one kneeling with a small bowl of fruit, one standing fruit vendor, one standing with a bouquet of flowers, and one standing farmer cutting wheat with a small scythe), three village men (one standing with a load of firewood, one sitting with a long musical instrument, and one sitting with a large rattan basket of fruit), and three wise men with gifts. The height of the standing figures is 8 inches tall.