Dated 1956, painted on "tin" from an oil can and left on the alter of a church to give thanks for a divine intervention, usually in an illness or accident recovery. The upper portion with mother and son bearing candles before the Virgin of Guadeloupe. Below, a description of the incident for which thanks is given in good cursive hand. The product of a skilled village artisan specializing in their production. Wonderful character with some flaking to the edges where it had been piled with others. 8 3/4" x 7".