Christmas with the Bora People

Handcrafted Retablo Diorama Amazon Tribal Nativity Scene

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SKU: 311587
This colorful box opens to depict Christmas in Peru's Amazon region with Mary, Joseph and the baby dressed in the style of the Bora people. Beneath, rain forest creatures rest amid the dense tropical vegetation. Alejandro Ch√°vez crafts a traditional retablo, or diorama in the regional style of Ayacucho. The Holy Family and the animals are individually modeled of clay and painted by hand.
  • Plywood, ceramic
  • 0.63 lbs
  • Open: 7.5 inches H x 8.8 inches W x 1.6 inches D
  • Closed: 7.5 inches H x 4.3 inches W x 1.8 inches D
  • Made in Peru

Meet the Artist

Alejandro Chavez