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Bahamas Hand Made Figure of Man with Dreadlocks. Along with Buttons for Eyes, and Felt for His Mouth (Close Up)

Bahamas Hand Made Figure of Man with Dreadlocks. Along with Buttons for Eyes, and Felt for His Mouth (Close Up)

Bahamian man with stuffed body, button eyes, and felt mouth. He has numerous dreadlocks made from yarn for hair, and a bright woven hat on his head. Dreadlocks were popularized in the Caribbean, beginning in the 1950s in Jamaica. The figure is 11 inches (28 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Bahamas, Caribbean, Cloth, Hat
Keywords: Bahamas, Bahamian, Caribbean, apron, buttons, dreadlocks, felt, hand made, handcrafted, hat, island, male, man, sandals, stuffed, woven cloth
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 13
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23266