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

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.