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presepio figure, young female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, young female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, faille, silk, embroidering, brocade, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 21.6 cm
    Object Height: 8 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1818

Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Standing figure wearing a green faille waist coat with silver trim; silk embroidered brocadde with gold trim; beige brocade apron. Painted wood body.