Small Tin Nativity

Small Tin Nativity

This  very colorful nativity is made out of hojalatas, or handworked tin. All figures are cut, punched, etched, and painted by hand. This kind of tin-work is a specialty craft of Oaxaca, in Southern Mexico.

The 10 figures which comprise this nativity are stored in a colorful punched tin box.

Name: Small Tin Nativity
Artist: Unknown
Country: Mexico
Material: Metal
Number of Pieces: 10
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, angel, magi, ox, donkey, sheep in a tin box
Acquired: 2012

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