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Iowa Young Corn Husk Girl with Fiber Pigtails (Close Up)

Iowa Young Corn Husk Girl with Fiber Pigtails (Close Up)

Young girl that is handcrafted from corn husks that have been soaked in warm water. The husks are then formed into the body, arms, head and dress. The girl's dress is dyed pink. She is sitting on a wood bench holding yarn for her mother. Several colored yarn balls are in a basket on the bench. Her hair is made from fibers and styled in pigtails. The figure stands 6 inches (16 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Child, Iowa, North America, Occupation or Action
Keywords: All_Iowa_Cornhusk, Iowa, USA, balls, basket, corn, corn husk, cornbelt, doll, female, fiber, figure, girl, hand made, handcrafted, midwest, scarf, state, wood bench, yarn
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: 22
Original Dimensions: 3618×5160
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 27385