Statue of Saint Rita, 160 cm of fiberglass, handmade in Italy.
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Fiberglass statue, internally empty and very light. It is suitable to be carried during the processions. The manufacturing is entirely manual. When the two parts are linked, there is the finishing of the statue and it is perfectly smoothed, then the statue goes through the coloring section. The skilled decorators hand paint using particolar varnishes, conforming to the traditional iconography. The fiberglass is a plastic material, very resistant and humidity absorber which is used in many sectors: industry, furnitures, building of boats, airplanes, vehicles, garden swimmingpool etc.
Saint Rita of Cascia lived between 1381 and 1457. She was born near Spoleto and she married a bad and aggressive man who was killed. Their sons promised to revenge him, but they died to, absolving the killers.
Rita enter a convent of Augustinians in Cascia, where she bore patiently a painful disease, up to her death. She was canonized in 1900.
In the latin countries she is the saint patron of the homeless cases.
In the iconography she is illustrated as a nun with black clothes, with a crown of nettles and a crucifix.
Statue of Saint Rita, 160 cm of...