This sweet nativity scene is handcrafted from banana palm leaf fiber, wire, corn husk, sisal and wood. Featuring Mary, Joseph, the infant Christ, three kings, three shepherds and animals, the scene fits nicely into its domed stable with a hinged door.
Measures 7"L x 3"W (8"W open) x 5.5"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.