Hand Carved/Painted Retablo of Archangel Raphael – 27638
An 8” tall carved wooden batea hand-painted with an image of the Archangel Raphael, believed to guard pilgrims on their travels. Ready to hang.
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 the Archangel Raphael with his fish.
It measures roughly 8 inches in height, 3.5 inches in width. Ready to hang, primary colors are green, cream, yellow, orange and brown.