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Namibia Herero Lady with Traditional Long Dress and Shawl  (Full View)

Namibia Herero Lady with Traditional Long Dress and Shawl (Full View)

Female Herero brown fabric doll dressed in a yellow shawl and red and white patterned dress and headdress. She has earrings made from blue beads. Her facial features are embroidered on her fabric face. The Herero people live in Namibia. The long dress and shawl she is wearing were inspired by the missionaries who came to Africa from Europe. The hats are designed to resemble cow horns. The figure is 7 inches (18 cm) tall.

For the story, visit Herero People: Hats

Galleries: Adult, Africa, Dolls & Miniatures, Namibia, Republic of, Stuffed
Keywords: woman, Africa, Herero, Namibia, cow horns, earrings, embroidered face, fabric, female, hat, headdress, lady, married, missionaries, shawl, stuffed
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: 0.0666667
F Number: 20
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23447