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Creche boar

1998.5061.6 (RS23971)

Description

Plaster boar, part of creche set. In a standing position, as if ready to charge. Wool-like coating resembles fur, gray. Painted eyes and nose. Wooden hooves painted brown.

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 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.6
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24163

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