Fold-Up Nativity

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Bangladesh.

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This fold-up nativity is made from wheat straw. Artisans cut and flatten wheat straw and scrape it with a knife to make it even. Artisans apply heat in varying degrees to bring about the range of tones from light tan to dark brown or black. Finally they cover the cardboard base with cloth to complete the item. Craftspeople use simple tools: a flat board, a pot of glue, a sharp blade and a pair of scissors.

  • Hand cut and glued wheat straw on paper
  • Snap closure
  • 8Lx6Wx7H inches
  • Made in Bangladesh

UPC: 732919252651

SKU: 6605880

  • The Makers
    Rishilpi Handicrafts Limited

    Rishilpi Handicrafts LimitedRishilpi was founded in 1977 by two Italian missionaries to improve the lives of the Rishi caste. More than 1,580 artisans make and market crafts through Rishilpi. Embroidery, wheat straw, palm leaf and jute sections provide work for poor women from rural villages. Read more.

  • Reviews (2).....
    • Beautiful Gift!
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      I was so impressed by the beautiful work that was put into this very unique gift. It was more wonderful than I had imagined....

    • Fold-up Nativity
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      I recently saw this item and because of the workmanship, I bought several to send to my friends in Europe...perfect for mailing. I have one as well, and I know that it will be in my family for years to come. Thank you for all you do Ten Thousand Villages... I love shopping in your stores!...