Sinamay Nativity

Sinamay Nativity

This holy family is made from sinamay, a woven fiber using the stripped fiber of the abaca tree. Artisans weave the fine strands of fibers into fabrics with a wooden loom.  The result is this very delicate almost etherial representations of the holy family.

Sinamay Nativity
Sinamay Nativity
Name: Sinamay Nativity
Artist: Unknown
Country: Philippines
Material: Other
Height: 8"
Number of Pieces: 5
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, animals
Acquired: 2015

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