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presepio figure, female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, wire, metal, twine, ribbon
  • Object Height: 35.6 cm
    Object Height: 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1846
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Description
Exhibitions

Standing female figure. Terracotta figure with wire armature wrapped with twine. Figure wears a white organdy head covering, blue dress with pleated skirt; wide decorative hem border, wide pleated blouse with green oversleeves, red overskirt, gold trimmed. Blue skirt with yellow, red and gold trim. Red apron with light blue and gold trim. metal necklace. Off white scarf with yellow ribbon attached to head.