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Creche tree

1998.5061.15 (RS23973)

Description

Wooden tree, part of creche set. Tall and cylindrical w/ layers of green needle-like leaves, much like a palm tree. Trunk painted brown. Colorful paper decals, circular w/ scalloped edges, fixed to trees.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
Christmas
CRECHE
crèches (Christmas)
Painted
painting (coating)
Torah
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9.625 (H), 1.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5061.15
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24172

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