About this object

Iconographic meaning

Represents the "flight into Egypt" from Christian iconography.

Physical description

Representation of Christian figures Joseph and Mary, made of white clay or plaster? and painted in pink, green, brown, red, turquoise, black and gold. Mary sits on a white donkey holding swaddled baby, Joseph walks in front with a stick. Both figures wear long capes and large hats with several holes in them.