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Creche deer

1998.5061.3 (RS23970)

Description

Plaster deer, part of creche set. Deer is sitting and has front legs curled under, back legs to side. Wool-like coating on exterior resembles fur; white dots painted on. Eyes and nostrils painted; 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
2 x 3 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24160

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