This sweet nativity scene, with its single door stable, is handcrafted from banana fiber, wire, corn husk and wood. Featuring Mary, Joseph, the infant Christ, a shepherd and animals, this scene will bright African style to your holiday decorations.
Artisans in Kenya and Uganda use the fiber of banana palm trees to create unique nativity collectibles. Size: [Stable] 4.5"L x 2.25"W x 7"T [Figures] 3-4"T.
In Nairobi's Banana Hill suburb, artisans utilize the fiber of banana palm trees, which grow prolifically in East Africa, to create whimsical gifts for local sale and export. Esther heads up a small group of talented individuals with a penchant for creating collectible works of folk art using this sustainable, all-natural medium.