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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, metal, paint, silk, brocade, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 29.9 cm
    Object Height: 11 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1832
Description

Standing male figure. Red brocade coat with gold trim, silver threaded waistcoat with gold trim, yellow silk pantaloons with muted red and green stripes, painted yellow boot. Attached metal sword. Terracotta painted. Wire armature wrapped with twine, terra cotta arms and legs.