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Creche dog

1998.5061.4 (RS23970)

Description

Plaster hound dog, part of creche set. In a running stance. Wool-like coating on exterior resembles fur, gray and brown spots. Eyes and nose painted. Legs are wooden and fitted into plaster body.

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
1.5 x 3.875 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.4
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24161

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