Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche
Upper East Side
Until Mon Jan 6
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Mar 15 2012
The city’s most elegant tree is an exhibit unto itself, hung with more than 200 18th-century hand-sculpted Neapolitan crèche figures, which are wearing jeweled and embroidered costumes. Many of the ornaments are arranged in pairs, including an angel gesturing to a shepherd.