Floral Nativity

Floral Nativity

This colorful nativity is carved from cedar wood and then painted with unique floral motives.  Of note is that the Christ child, rather than lying in a manger is placed on a pineapple. The symbolic meaning of a pineapple is welcome, generosity and hospitality. How striking that the child who was not welcomed at the Inn and therefore was born in a stable is placed on a pineapple, the symbol of welcome.

Name: Floral Nativity
Artist: Unknown
Country: Nicaragua
Material: Acrylics, Paint, Wood
Number of Pieces: 5
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, angel, pineapple
Acquired: 2012

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