Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • 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

White sack like hat, 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.