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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Ceremonial Artifacts ➔ Wooden Creche And Original Box

Identifier:
E2006.1.25a-b
Description:
Box is cardboard with green lettering. Creche is a single piece, assembled from several pieces of carved and painted wood. It depicts Mary and Joseph, baby Jesus in a manger, the Star of Bethlehem, and a stable canopy. This small creche is a typical carved souvenir from the Tyrolean region of Italy. It is designed to be used as a decoration by Christians on the occasion of Christmas which celebrates the birth of Jesus. 
Date:
1940 – 1970
Materials:
Wood, Cardboard
Dimensions:
1/4/1900" h 1/2/1900" w 4 34" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

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