Cultural Heritage Of Unique Traditional Mexican Wooden Niches Which Also Can Function As Home Decorative Element

Traditional Mexican Carved Painted Wooden Niche Design

Mexican rich cultures and traditions can be found in plenty artworks which have functional and decorative roles. One of examples is Mexican nicho. These Mexican wooden niches are designed with religious themes or features and commonly used as home altars for private devotions. Here, you will find for example the figurines of the Virgin Mother Mary and Christ Child. Other ideas for decorating these niches are Mexican traditional folk arts, such as the well known Frida Kahlo and Sacred Hearts.