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presepio figure, female
  • Europe
  • presepio figure, female, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • terracotta, paint, wood, wool, velvet, taffeta, embroidering, knitting
  • Object Height: 26.6 cm
    Object Height: 10 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2797

Painted terracotta figure with wooden arms and legs on a wooden base. Wearing a red wool cloak, black velvet bodice, gray taffeta skirt, white embroidered apron, black knitted head covering.