Shadow box with Minho dancers

Shadow box with Minho dancers

Product Code:MOL_bonecos
Availability:In Stock
  • 29.90€

Pair for dummies representing a couple of Minho dancers in a white shadow box.

Handicraft made from leftover textile material and embroidered details. This dummies are not glued, and can be separeted from the box. 

Decorative object that can be hanged.

Dummies body length: 16 and 14 cm

Single item.


Local craftsmanship produced by APPACDM-Viana do Castelo, social solidarity institution.

Features
Composition Shadow box: MDF and glass; Dummies: stuffed with cotton pillow filling material. Soft cloth body, and patchwork clothing
Size and dimensions Shadow box: 18,5 x 15 x 4,5 cm approx.; Dummies: 16 and 14 cm
Other information "Manel e Maria" (Manuel and Maria) were quite common names among the population. But this common expression is also used in Portuguese (informal or colloquial) for refer in a generic and anonymous way to a group of people or collective. Thus, they represent a whole, nevertheless this expression tend to assume a caricatural tone. Here it is assumed as folklore, a symbol of popular culture .... So, this couple of "Manel e Maria" are wearing traditional costumes from Minho region.

Tags: Handicrafts, Minho dancers