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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, brocade, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 22.2 cm
    Object Height: 8 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1826

Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Standing figure wears a blue and gold brocade coat, gold and blue and yellow plaid scarf, gold vest with buttons, maroon and white plaid cummerbund blue and brown brocade trousers, and a white head covering. Painted terracotta head and wooden body.