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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, late 1700s
  • 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.a,b

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