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St Nicholas giving gifts to children 1958 - St Nicholas - sv Miklavž giving gifts to Slovenian children 1958

From the Collection of Slovenian Association Melbourne 82 Ingrams Road Research Victoria

Description
St Nicholas giving gifts to Slovenian children in a hall, accompanied by angels and devils, much feared by children.
The St Nicholas was Mr
Size
15 x 19.3 cm
Object Registration
0031
Keywords
st nicholas, sv miklavž, slovenian custom, slovenian tradition
Historical information
St Nicholas is an old Christian tradition all over the world and Slovenians are very diligently keeping the tradition. The children were given presents, lollies and oranges, sometimes toys as well.
When Made
1958
Made By
Dragica Gomizel (member of Slovenian Association Australia)
Significance
Handmade outfit for St Nicholas still in use today
Inscriptions & Markings
St Nicholas dressed in a home made outfit made by Dragica Gomizel in late 1950s.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM