figure (art)

Wax figure covered with skin coloured textile depicting a male. The figure wears a striped shirt, yellow/brown trousers, a striped sash and waistband. Black/grey wax forming the hair, glass eyes and pigment highlighting the facial features. The figure also wears a vegetable fibre hat (detachable). Mounted on a circular wooden stand. The figures right arm is detached but present.

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