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presepio figure, female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, lace, satin, embroidering, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 28.6 cm
    Object Height: 11 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1831

Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Standing figure wears a gold, brocaded, paneled coat, white organdy (a very fine transparent muslin with a stiff finish) apron with lace trim, red satin skirt with wide gold trim, gold cording around neck.