Hand-Carved/Painted Batea Retablo of St. Francis of Assisi – 27556
An 8” tall carved wooden batea hand-painted with an image of St. Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals.
Bateas are hand-carved wooden “trough” bowls typically used throughout Mexico, South and Central America to knead dough and mix masa for tortillas.
This small version of a batea has been transformed with hand-painted spiritual art featuring St. Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Animals.
It measures 8 inches in height and is ready to hang on a wall, above a door or as part of an altar. Primary colors are black, gold and turquoise.