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presepio figure, male
  • Italy
  • presepio figure, male, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • velvet, silk, wood, paint
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1871
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Description

Standing male figure with yellow half-length pants with long slits for pockets in front lined with gold piping. Black and white shirt with zig-zag pattern with five knotted string buttons, royal blue velveteen jacket with gold piping in front and around neck; white silk covering lower legs. Head is painted terracotta; legs are wooden covered with white silk. Shoes are black painted wood.