Creche deer

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24160

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

Descriptive Terms

crèches (Christmas)
painting (coating)
plaster
Christmas
Plaster
Painted
Christmas
CRECHE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

2 x 3 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5061.3