Creche tree

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24172

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

Descriptive Terms

crèches (Christmas)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Christmas
Painted
Christmas
Torah
CRECHE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

9.625 (H), 1.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5061.15