Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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presepio figure, female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, female, circa 1770s
  • Where object was made: Naples, Italy
  • cloth, terracotta, lace, wire, twine, wood
  • Object Height: 30.5 cm
    Object Height: 12 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1836
Label Text

Standing elderly woman with light blue patterned dress, kahki color apron, white handkerchief with lace around her head. Wire armature wrapped with twine and wood legs and arms.