This 3 1/2″ tall St. Nicholas peg saint doll makes a great gift for the Feast of St. Nicholas on Dec. 6. St. Nicholas is clothed in white with a red cloak and fur trim. He is holding his Bishop’s crozier and giving a blessing. On his back are three bags of coins.
St. Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra. Legend has him helping an impoverished family with three daughters. He gave them three bags of gold for a dowries so the girls could marry instead of living a life of sin. Patron Saint of bakers and pawnbrokers. Feast Day: December 6.
To read more about this saint, go to: http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=371