Small vintage Mexican tin nicho of Marilyn Monroe skeleton shadow box shrine Day of the Dead

$28.00

Here we have a special small Mexican folk art "nicho" made of metal and glass, painted in green and salmon pink and magenta pink colors and primitive style, and with a glass door that does not stay closed as the handle has broken off. Inside there is a small sculpture of a skeleton Marilyn Monroe, her blond hair blowing and her red skirt flying up. These nichos are like shrines or altars, and fall into the category of folk art--art created by self-taught artists and used for home altars, or as decorative art. This is a small piece--it is, in fact, about the size of the palm of my hand. Small hanger on back.

Measures 4" across by 4-1/2" tall when including the larger frame, although the box part is 2" across by 3-1/4" tall and 1-1/4" deep. The tin is no longer perfectly flat or in aligment. The glass is in good condition, and as mentioned the door does not latch yet the weight of the metal around it helps to keep it closed when the piece is hanging on the wall.

A fun small shrine--give it to the person who loves the Marilyn!


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