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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, cotton, imitation fur, leather, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 42.5 cm
    Object Height: 16 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1815.a,b

Figure (a) with white sack like hat (b), sleeveless imitation fur coat, coarse brown cotton shirt, pants, leg wrapping, leather soles, leather shoulder pouch. Wire armature wrapped with twine, terracotta arms, wooden legs.