Willow Tree Shelter for the Holy Family
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This pierced-metal backdrop was created to complement The Holy Family, though it can be used as a beautiful backdrop for other angels or figures as well. “The repetitive swirling concentric mark-making is suggestive of twinkling stars at night. The roof is an intertwined, organic structure that suggests a bower of twigs or branches. Since the surface patterning is complex with tiny elements, I wanted to pare down the form to the simplest possible. It’s basically a single sheet of pierced metal, curved to allow it to stand and represent a shelter for The Holy Family and animals.” –Susan Lordi
The Holy Family collection is ideal for those looking for a smaller nativity option. The 7.5”h figure is complemented by a backdrop of pierced curved metal, suggestive of twinkling stars. Four animals give watch, warmth and protection. (The Holy Family figure and Sheltering Animals sold separately)
- 9.5”h. Formed of thin, pierced metal and painted by hand
- Arched, rust-colored pierced-metal backdrop, patterned with branches and swirling circles of dots. Sized to complement The Holy Family nativity set
- Packaged in protective Willow Tree box
- Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents