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The East Room of the White House, featured traditional holiday décor, with red, gold and green ornaments, swooping garland, and golden Ferris wheels set atop the table and mantles. The centerpiece of the room is the annual tradition of The White House Crèche. The nativity scene, made of terra cotta and intricately carved wood, was fashioned in Naples, Italy in the eighteenth century. Donated to the White House in the 1960s, this piece has sat in the East Room for the holidays for more than 45 years, spanning nine administrations, for the 2016 holiday decor at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 29, 2016. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The East Room of the White House, featured traditional holiday décor, with red, gold and green ornaments, swooping garland, and golden Ferris wheels set atop the table and mantles. The centerpiece of the room is the annual tradition of The White House Crèche. The nativity scene, made of terra cotta and intricately carved wood, was fashioned in Naples, Italy in the eighteenth century. Donated to the White House in the 1960s, this piece has sat in the East Room for the holidays for more than 45 years, spanning nine administrations, for the 2016 holiday decor at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 29, 2016. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)