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presepio figure, male with bagpipes
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male with bagpipes, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, brocade, silk, velvet, wire, twine, wood, leather
  • Object Height: 38.8 cm
    Object Height: 15 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1802
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Painted terracotta figure with wire armatures wrapped in twine. Figure wearing blue brocade silk coat, gold trim, gray, pink bracaded vest, red silk cummerbund, brown velvet trousers, white silk stockings, leather shoes. Legs and arms are terracotta. Figure has wood and leather bagpipes.