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Mexican Retablos

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Mexican Retablos

Mexican Retablos

Mexican Retablos

Only Available in Archive Formats.

David Brower of member station KRWG reports on an exhibit of Mexican retablos at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Retablos are holy images hand-painted on tin or wood. Traditionally they are displayed in home altars.