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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, faille, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 26.1 cm
    Object Height: 10 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1821

Painted terracotta standing figure with wire armature wrapped with twine; wooden legs, terracotta arms. Figure wears a brown ribbed coat and trousers, gold trimmed; gray faille vest, gold trim; striped cummerbund. Yellow leggings with red stitching. Brown painted shoes with red cuffs. White head wrap and white cuffs sticking out of coat.