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Nativity Scenes

Blessed Birth Banana Fiber Nativity

Swahili Modern


  • Banana fiber, wire, and wood are transformed into the holy family, wise men, shepherds and animals, all tucked into a pole-style manger, making this unique nativity set.

    Size: 10" L x 4.5" W x 4.5".

  • 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.

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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