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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, faille, cotton, leather, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 41.2 cm
    Object Height: 16 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1812.a

Painted terracotta figure with wire armatures wrapped with twine. Terracotta arms, wooden legs. Figure wears a leather hat, gold trim., brown faille cape, brown cotton coat, trousers, blue cotton vest, leather belt, leather shoulder pouch, cotton leggings, leather sandals.