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Zimbabwe Traditional Children's Doll Made with Baobab Fiber (Full View)

Zimbabwe Traditional Children's Doll Made with Baobab Fiber (Full View)

Handcrafted Zimbabwe figure made with fiber from a baobab tree. Baobab tree bark is used to make rope, baskets, cloth, hats, etc. The fiber is two toned, with the darker color forming the hair, eyes, mouth, etc. This is a traditional children's doll in rural Zimbabwe. The figure is 9 inches (23 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Africa, Dolls & Miniatures, Male, Natural Materials, Zimbabwe, Republic of
Keywords: Africa, Zimbabwe, baobab tree, bark, children's doll, fiber, hand made, handcrafted, male, man, rural, traditional, twine
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: 1.8
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23437