ITEM#: 13923605This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Mary and Joseph celebrate the first Christmas in Peru's Amazon rain forest among frogs and alligators in this unique Christmas stocking. By Maria Ramos Sanchez, this beautiful Christmas stocking features patchwork figures that are embroidered by hand.
- Colors: Brown, green, blue
- Materials: 70-percent cotton/30-percent acrylic
- Care instructions: Dry clean only
- Dimensions: 17.3 inches long x 11.4 inches wide
Story Behind the Art:
Born in 1959, Maria Ramos is a specialist in the creation of beautiful Andean applique, an art which she learned at the age of eight. 'I enjoy using a variety of bright, cheerful colors to give my art life and energy,' she says. 'The landscapes are a special inspiration to me and I love to depict my picturesque Peruvian highlands.' Ramos is a member of the Arpillera-makers community featured in the photojournalistic volume In Her Hands: Craftswomen Changing the World.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Style||Classic Contemporary Traditional|
|Season or Holiday||Christmas Winter|
|Dimensions||17.3 inches long x 11.4 inches wide|
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