Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • wood, terracotta, cotton, velvet, paint, brocading
  • Object Height: 31.7 cm
    Object Height: 12 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1835

Standing elderly male figure (a) with brown velvet coat with gold buttons, white cotton scarf around neck, pink brocaded vest with silver buttons and trimming, green breeches, cotton leg warmers, black shoes, and detached brown hat (b).