King's Oriental attendant

Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Culture: Italian (Naples)
Medium: Polychromed terracotta head; wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; silk garments with silver and gold thread and buttons; gilt-metal sword
Dimensions: H. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm.)
Classification: Crèche
Credit Line: Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1978
Accession Number: 1978.148.3

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