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Mongolia Woman Made from Wood and Decorated with Brocade Cloth (Full View)

Mongolia Woman Made from Wood and Decorated with Brocade Cloth (Full View)

Wooden female figure from Mongolia. The head is a wooden ball, and the arms made are from cylindrical wood. The body is a cone-shaped piece of finished wood. The woman's traditional clothes are made from rich brocade cloth, which is glued to the wood. The traditional garment in Mongolia is call a dell (del). This Mongolian lady has yellow ribbon as trim on her garment, and a wooden headpiece, with fur trim. Her facial features are painted on the wooden head. The figure is 8 inches (20 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Asia, Dolls & Miniatures, Fur, Mongolia, Wood
Keywords: Asia, Mongolia, brocade, cloth, cone-shape, del, dell, female, fur, hand painted, handcrafted, hat, headpiece, lady, traditional, wood
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: 3060×5586
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23378