Tuesday, August 19, 2008
MINI WALL ART OF MOTHER GUADALUPE
4X4 VINTAGE WOOD FRAME EMBELLISH WITH RELIGIOUS METAL CHARMS AND SEA BEADS. ALL FOUR SIDES ARE COVERED WITH SILVER MESH TRIM. READY TO HANG. 4X4 GLOSS PRINT OF THE MOTHER. CAN BE FOUND AT ...WWW.FUNKYLUKE.ETSY.COM Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe), also called the Virgin of Guadalupe (Spanish: Virgen de Guadalupe) and a 16th century Roman Catholic icon depicting an apparition of the Virgin Mary. It is Mexico's most beloved religious and cultural image. Our Lady of Guadalupe is known in Mexico as "La Virgen Morena", which means "The brown-skinned Virgin". Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day is celebrated on December 12, commemorating the account of her appearances to Saint Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City from December 9 through December 12, 1531. The Virgin of Guadalupe is a cultural symbol of significant importance to the Mexican identity. The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City is the second most visited Roman catholic shrine in the world after the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican.