Couple under Umbrella - Couple sous le parapluie - Size #1 / Cricket

Couple under Umbrella -– Couple Sous le Parapluie - Souto lou paro-pluejo

The Couple under the Umbrella represent middle-class prosperity. He is dressed in his Sunday best, with his suit and a wide-brimmed hat. She wears a large, fringed cashmere shawl and the traditional white "couqueto" headdress. He brings mulled wine and she brings a black hen (the black hen is revered for it's broth - a broth with fortifying virtues kept for women who have just given birth). They travel proudly, sheltered under a big red umbrella - a sign of respectability in Provence.

Size #1 / Cricket (the 1-5/8 inch - 4 cm size)

Made in France

Santons Marcel Carbonel
Since 1935
The Premier Santons Workshop
Marseille, France
Item No. 1C91

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