Gurung Nativity Hut

Gurung Nativity Hut

This nativity is made by the Gurung people, an ethnic group in Nepal’s central hill region.

The Holy Family, an additional woman, a yak and a sheep  are set in a traditional round Gurung hut. The materials used to make this nativity include recycled wood, corn husks, bamboo and other local grasses.

 

Name: Gurung Nativity Hut
Artist: Unknown
Country: Nepal
Material: Other
Height: The hut is 5"
Depth: The hut is 6.5"
Number of Pieces: 3
Jesus, Mary, Joseph
Acquired: 2009

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