Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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presepio figure, female
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, female, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • terracotta, wood, silk, cotton, lace, taffeta, paint, embroidering
  • Object Height: 36.9 cm
    Object Height: 14 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Kemper Balcony, 408, C7
  • 0000.1874

Standing figure with green silk dress with silver embroidery trims, white cotton apron with lace, green and yellow jacket with silver details. Yellow and blue plaid taffeta handkerchief. Painted red socks, brown shoes. Gold metal looped necklace.