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Christmas decoration - Nativity Scene

Nativity Scene

  • Object:

    Christmas decoration

  • Place of origin:

    Israel

  • Date:

    1980-1995

  • Materials and Techniques:

    olive wood, carved

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Elspeth Ann Evans

  • Museum number:

    B.132-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hanging ornament made of olive wood. It is a stand with a base and back on to which is glued a roof shape, a 'palm tree' and two figures. The one on the right is shaped to look like it is holding a baby. At the top is a small hole through which is place a ring of metal.

Place of Origin

Israel

Date

1980-1995

Materials and Techniques

olive wood, carved

Dimensions

height: 5.5 cm, width: 5.7 cm, depth: 3.2 cm

Descriptive line

Olive wood nativity scene possibly made in Jerusalem between 1980 and 1995

Production Note

This may be from Jerusalem.

Materials

Olive wood

Techniques

Carved

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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