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Cover of 'Nativities of the World' by Susan Topp Webber

Spanish Nativity set in a milk crock (1975)

From the collection of Mary Ann Adams, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Slovakian cornhusk Nativity (2003)

From the collection of Max and Joyce Douglas, Denver, Colorado

Carved wooden child's Nativity from Germany (2012)

From Susan's Christmas Shop, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Pottery Nativity by Manuel and Vicenta Vigil (1962-1965)

From Tesuque Pueblo, near Santa Fe, New Mexico

Wooden Retablo by David Villafañe of Oaxaca City (1960s)

From Susan's Christmas Shop, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Red Jeep Nativity from Colombia (2005)

From the collection of Max and Joyce Douglas, Denver, Colorado

Banana leaf fiber Nativity from Kenya (2003)

From the collection of Mary Ann Adams, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Clay Nativity from Guatemala (2011)

From the village of San Antonio Palopó on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala (collection of Max and Joyce Douglas, Denver, Colorado)

Two-story stable from Laos

From Susan's Christmas Shop, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cover of 'Nativities of the Southwest' by Susan Topp Weber

Pueblo pottery Nativity from Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico (1989)

By Rose Pecos (collection of Max and Joyce Douglas, Denver, Colorado)

Pottery Nativity from Chochiti Pueblo near Santa Fe, New Mexico

by Helen Cordero (1972), part of the collection of Al Anthony, Santa Fe, New Mexico