Creche camel

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24169

Description

Plaster camel, part of creche set. Brown wool-like coating on exterior resembles fur. Head is raised, mouth open; mouth, eyes and nostrils are painted. Red string harness. Square saddle atop camel, painted blue w/ gold fringe, like a tapestry. 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

Dimensions

4.625 x 5.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5061.12