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presepio figure, seated man
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, seated man, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, metal, velvet, faille, silk, leather, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 27.3 cm
    Object Height: 10 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1837

Seated male figure. Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Terracotta arms, wooden legs, metal sword. Figure has a gold-ribbed velvet coat with gold trim, blue faille vest with gold buttons, striped silk cummerbund, blue faille knee pants with gold trim, and leather shoes with silver buckles.