Sirena Bonita yellow

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Decorative cardboard figure in the form of a sitting mermaid with wings in yellow. Unique piece of manual elaboration in Querétaro Mexico. This creature from the imagination has taken shape and color through the hands of a Mexican craftsman who has taken care of every detail of this model. The figure of the mermaid plays an important role in Mexican visual culture and has its origins in a powerful and ancient goddess. Each piece is hand sculpted and painted with bright colors and organic designs that allude to the sensuality of the mermaid. Yet it is a beautiful and delicate decorative piece. Interesting fact: Tlanchana is a word that has its origin in Nahuatl, the language of ancient Mexicans. It means " mermaid, goddess of water, daughter of the moon". She is the lady of the water and represents the strength and femininity of women. The origin of "La Tlanchana" is prehispanic in Metepec Mexico. She was represented in a figure made of clay. There may be minimal variations in colour, shape and size. This is not a flaw but proof of real handwork and that it is a natural product.

Material: 100% cardboard
Length: Approx. 12 cm
Heigth: Approx. 15 cm
Width: Approx. 12 cm
Others: Papier-mâché
Vegan: yes
Origin: Mexico

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