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Creche stag

1998.5061.1 (RS23970)

Description

Plaster stag, part of a creche set. In a running position w/ all legs extended. Wool-like coating resembles fur, brown. Painted eyes and nose; painted metal antlers pointed downward between ears. Wooden hooves painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
plaster
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
Christmas
CRECHE
crèches (Christmas)
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
Dimensions
3 x 6.125 x 1.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24158

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