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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Angel Alebrije Oaxacan Wood Carving with Flowers by Jimenez

$145.00 USD
MT2116

 

ABOUT THIS ALEBRIJE 

This Angel Alebrije was  hand crafted in San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca at the Jimenez family workshop. It has a pair of beautiful green wings and its hands are together in praying position an orange ribbon surrounds its flowery dress. Jimenez family pieces are unique because instead of the traditional Zapotec patterns, they  decorate their Alebrijes with flowers.  
The angel was carved from a single block of Copal Wood  from the copal tree, which is considered sacred by the Oaxacan Zapotec culture
 

As shown in Coco, the movie; Zapotec indigenous people believe that every person has a guardian or spiritual guide. Such protectors are called Tonas and are linked to the qualities of a particular animal. This ram alebrije can be considered as a modern Tona: a symbol of endurance, perseverance and strength. 

SIZE & TECHNICAL DATA 

HEIGHT  9.25 In /  23.5 cm.
LENGHT  4.17 In /  10.6 cm.
WIDTH  1.6 In  /  4 cm.
WORKSHOP
Jimenez
MADE OF Copal Wood
REGION San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca
ETHNIC GROUP Zapotec
SKU MT2116
COMMENTS You may also refer to picture with rulers for size 

 

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 Handling time 1 to 3 business days
Delivery time  15 to 25 business days. 
Carrier & Service USPS International shipping from Mexico.
Other Shipping Options UPS & DHL express shipping. Quotation on request.