Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Standing woman in festival dress

Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Polychromed terracotta head; wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; silk and linen garments
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.)
Classification:
Crèche
Credit Line:
Gift of John M. Woodbridge, in memory of Catherine B. Woodbridge, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.385.2
Not on view
John M. Woodbridge (until 1985; to MMA)
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