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Gentleman's costume: 1640

Object Number: 
1960.2
Date: 
ca. 1960
Medium: 
Wax, textile, leather, feather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. ( 26.7 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Molded wax figurine of man in period costume; man with mustache and beard, wearing red jacket with Spanish sleeves trimmed with gold braid and rosettes at waist; wide white chiffon pleated collar and cuffs; burgundy pantaloons; heeled leather shoes with rosette bows. Man wears leather strap across body holding sword, carries gloves in right hand and feathered hat in left hand; metal pin extending from one foot for mounting.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group