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presepio figure, Angel
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, Angel, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • wood, paint, cloth (probably silk), glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 44 x 19 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1804.a,b,c

Sculpture of an angel (a). Figure is looking upwards. His or her left hand is in front of the figure’s chest and the right hand is in front of the figure’s hips. The angel is wearing a reddish-brown dress and has a light brown cloth draped over one shoulder. The wings (b and c) are a pale gold-brown.