Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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presepio figure, female
  • Europe
  • presepio figure, female, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • wood, metal, paint, gesso, carving
  • Object Height: 25.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2771

Very ornately-painted clothing: brown dress, red cloak, gold decoration. Carved painted wood with gesso underpainting. Metal halo wrapped with tissue for protection.