San José

Description
This figure of St. Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ and husband of Mary, dates from the 19th century and was made by a member or associate of the Espada family in the town of San Germán.
Description (Spanish)
Esta figura de San José, padre terrenal de Jesucristo y esposo de María, data del siglo XIX y ha sido tallada por un miembro o asociado de los Espada, familia que vivió y trabajó en el pueblo de San Germán.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
santo
Date made
19th century
maker
Espada Group
Physical Description
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; paint; metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.2 cm x 15 cm x 14.8 cm; 12 5/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 5 13/16 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico: Mayagüez-Aguadilla, San Germán
ID Number
1997.0097.0741
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.0741
subject
Puerto Rico
Saints
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Religion
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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