Laundress kneeling 12 cm. Statuette made in Italy by artisans of Naples. The craftsmanship of each character, makes it unique and different from others. The character is made entirely of terracotta, the dress is made with quality fabrics.
The laundress is a popular symbolic character. On the one hand, she is a witness, as midwife, to the virginal birth of the Madonna and, according to the attestations of the apocryphal Gospels, she is a purifying figure. She is associated with the Virgin, deprived of original sin, and with the idea of death, understood as a regenerating mother who purifies in order to resurrect new life.