Restoration of the nativity scene for the St John the Baptist church in Mijdrecht.
From the Saint Nicolaas Church, Zoetermeer.
Angel after restoration
Blue Angel before repair
Blue Angel during repair
Making and painting the wings
Blue Angel complete with painted wings after restoration
Mary had melted and fallen forward and a previous repair to Joseph had left him with an extra long neck
The figures restored to their former glory
Klara Fey´s (1815-1894) `Klooster` or Nunnery in Simpelveld Limburg opens to the public as a museum in June 2018.
There is a selection of fine embroidery and wax religious figures on display. The Nuns made these to supliment their income while helping orfaned girls. Fey´s order was started in 1844.
Praying Angel before restoration
Praying Angel after restoration
Drumming Angel Before
Drumming Angel after restoration
White King, before restoration
White King after restoration
White King with crown
Shepherd before restoration
Shepherd after restoration with hands
10 cm long Baby Jesus before restoration1
10 cm long Baby Jesus after restoration
25 cm long Baby Jesus before restoration
25 cm long Baby Jesus after restoration