Italian Cartapesta Eight Piece Nativity Set

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Cartapesta is the intricate and painstaking 17th Century Italian process of making sculptural art with paper, originally used in church statuary and architectural detail. Paper is draped and attached over straw-wrapped steel wire, then hand painted. This moving rendition of the manger and the Holy Family consists of eight free-standing pieces. Entirely handmade and handpainted in Italy.

Cow measures 10½" w x 4½" d x 5¼" h. Mary measures 8" w x 6 ½" d x 11 ½" h. Manger measures 3¾" w x 6" d x 2½" h. Donkey measures 10½" w x 4⅛" d x 6½" h.

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Item #: CSC35-MN-8
Catalog HotKey: T1209

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