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Creche deer

1998.5061.2 (RS23970)

Description

Plaster deer, part of creche set. In a walking stance w/ front right leg forward. Wool-like coating resembles fur, brown w/ white underside. White spots painted on body. Painted eyes and nose. Painted metal antlers. 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
4 x 3.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24159

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