Lacquered wooden box that reproduces details of animals from the work Writing desk (Workshop of New Spain, c. 1700). Madrid, Museo Arqueológico Nacional.
Handmade exclusively for the Prado Museum by the Special Employment Centers, carpentry and painting workshops of the A LA PAR Foundation.
Blue with golden edge
15 x 15 x 4,5 cm
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Product made for the exhibition “Return Journey. Art of the Americas in Spain”. Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid, October 5, 2021 - February 13, 2022.
The A LA PAR Foundation has been working for 78 years working for the labor integration of people with intellectual disabilities and on this occasion they have made two wooden boxes for the Return Journey exhibition in a special edition and exclusively for the Prado Museum. Perfectly finished boxes, made with care, in a traditional way as in those workshops of the new world.