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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, velvet, silk, thread, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 39.4 cm
    Object Height: 15 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1816

Terracotta arms, wooden legs; wire armature wrapped with twine. Figure wearing a white scarf, white gold-shot vest with tiny buttons, brown velvet coat with gold trim, white silk knee trousers interwoven with silver thread, green iridescent stockings.