Banana Leaf Nativity

Banana Leaf Nativity

This handmade nativity set is handcrafted out of banana fiber by artisans in Kenya. The banana fiber is first dried, then a light varnish applied. Then the dried and varnishes fibers are cut into thin strips which are used to create the figures.

Name: Banana Fiber Nativity
Artist: Unknown
Country: Kenya
Material: Other
Height: The tallest figure is 5.5"
Number of Pieces: 7
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, shepherd carrying a sheep, three magi
Acquired: 2005

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