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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, paint, wood, silk, brocading, taffeta, wire, twine
  • Object Height: 31.8 cm
    Object Height: 12 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1840

Standing male figure. Painted terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Terracotta arms, wooden legs. Male figure dressed in blue silk coat, silver trim; brocaded vest, tiny silver buttons, striped cummerbund, red taffeta knee pants. Figure has musical instrument tied to hand.