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  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Douay Rheims Version of the Holy Bible
    Gifts from Heads of StateMarch 21, 1955

    Bible with a carved mother-of-pearl cover. The front of cover has a mother of pearl inlay with a nativity scene and elaborate floral border. The back cover is inlaid with a scene of the Last Supper.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Nativity Scene
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Oval shadow box with a two dimensional nativity scene. Figures are made of wood overlaid with mother of pearl and set into a niche. A kneeling Mary holds Jesus, behind her are two shepherds at the right, and a figure of a woman with a basket on her head stands in the background on the left. The figures are flanked by two columns. The outer edges of...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Creche Shadowbox
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Nativity scene made of mother of pearl inset into a shadow box in the shape of a star. The entire surface is inlayed with mother of pearl. A hinged wooden stand is attached to back side for support.

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