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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, suede, lace, leather, cotton, canvas, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 24.1 cm
    Object Height: 9 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1827

Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Standing figure has a brown suede hat with gold trim, brown trim lace long sleeve shirt, off white vest with peach trim, white fleecy coat, blue cotton trousers, and cotton leggings with canvas soles. Fabric boots with lace and leather sewn to bottom. Painted terracotta head and wooden body.