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presepio figure, seated man
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, seated man, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, metal, brocading, silk, felt, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 27.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1838.a

Seated male figure. Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Terracotta arms, wooden legs. Figure has a brown gold brocaded suit with gold trim, small figured silk vest, blue and white checkered silk scarf, striped silk cummerbund. Accesories: necklace, tobacco pipe, metal buttons, metal sword, black felt hat.