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presepio figure, female
  • Giuseppe de Luca
    active 1700s
    active: Italy
  • presepio figure, female, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, lace, faille, silk, beads, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 42 cm
    Object Height: 16 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1876

Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Figure wears a netted shawl with lace trim, blue faille sleeves with yellow trim, blue silk dress with trim, green silk overskirt, red apron, beaded necklace, painted wooden slippers.