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Costa Rica Figure with Corn Husk Dress Holding Straw Basket (Back View)

Costa Rica Figure with Corn Husk Dress Holding Straw Basket (Back View)

Handcrafted Costa Rican doll made from rough wood. Her arms are wire that is covered with corn husks. She is standing on a wood base, which also has a short wooden stump on it. "Costa Rica" is carved into the base. The lady's dress is made from corn husks, tied with a rope belt, and she has a fish net shawl over her shoulders. She has no facial features, and her hair is made from corn fibers. In one hand she is holding dried flowers, on her other arm, she has a straw basket, covered with fish net. The figure stands 15 inches (38 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Basket, Central America, Costa Rica, Natural Materials
Keywords: All_Costa_Rica_Lady, Central America, Costa Rica, Costa Rican, basket, corn husks, dried flowers, female, figure, figurine, fish net, hand made, handcrafted, lady, rope, woman, 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: 0.0769231
F Number: 20
Original Dimensions: 3306×5274
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 27491