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presepio figure, seated male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, seated male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, cotton, leather, imitation fur, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 31.1 cm
    Object Height: 12 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1813
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Description

Painted terracotta figure with wire armatures wrapped with twine. Figure is seated wearing an imitatioin fur sleeveless jacket, blue short coat, brown coarse cotton knee-length trousers, coarse brown cotton vest, leather belt, cotton leggings, leather sandals. Accesories: musical instrument, leather shoulder bag, leather cap.