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Poland Handmade Couple Dressed for Polish Festive Folk Dance (Three Quarter View)

Poland Handmade Couple Dressed for Polish Festive Folk Dance (Three Quarter View)

Polish male and female ethnic dancers made with ceramic head and extremities and stuffed cloth torso. The woman is wearing a colorful costume, featuring a black vest with appliques and tassels, white blouse, white lace apron, and red print skirt. She is wearing a flower head piece (vinok) -- a headband with flowers that has long flowing ribbons down the back. She has a red yarn necklace that symbolizes the traditional red coral necklace. The man is wearing a black waistcoat with red trim and green tassels, striped trousers, a red krakuska (four-cornered) cap decorated with ribbons and feathers, and he has metal rings attached to the belt. Tag says "HAND MADE, St. Wyspianskiego, Krakow. "This woman stands 9 inches (23 cm) tall, and the man is 10 inches (25 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Ceramic, Europe, Flowers, Folk Dance, Poland
Keywords: Cracow costume, Europe, European, Krakow costume, Poland, Polish, Polish costume, Polish dress, Polish folk dress,, Polska, Traditional clothing, apron, braided, braided hair, braids, coral, dance, dancer, dancing, dirndl, eastern Europe, female, girl, hairband, lace, necklace, plait, plaited, ribbons, single, traditional Polish costume, woman, wreath of flowers
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: 20
Original Dimensions: 3744×5358
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23248