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Antique Nicho shrine

Nicho from the collection of artist and collector, Dick Jemison, who has assembled an extensive collection of tribal art from around the world. The Nichos illustrate a rich folk art tradition and the strong influence of Christianity on Mexican culture.

The Dick Jemison Tribal Art Collections' gallery of Mexican Nichos

This folk art tradition sometimes combining Roman Catholicism, Mestizo spirituality or pop culture may serve as an altar to honor patron saints or ancestors

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Mexican folk shrine or nicho, with a barely visible image of san jose with the divino nino jesus.

Virgen de Soledad Nicho  Oaxaca, Mexico, 1st half 20th cent.  Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin-foil in wood and glass box.

Indigo is a gallery of international Folk Art located in Philadelphia, PA.