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presepio figure, female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, paint, velvet, silk,
  • Object Height: 38.6 cm
    Object Height: 15 3/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1872

Standing figure with a green velvet jacket with gold trim and zig-zag pattern, cream white silk shirt with blue thread laces at front and gold brocade with two buttons, pink silk skirt with gold trim, white handkerchief painted, blue shoes and orange socks painted. Beaded double strand necklace of garnets and painted gold beads. Painted wooden body. Painted terracotta head.