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Florida Seminole Woman Doll Made with Native Palmetto Fiber (Full View)

Florida Seminole Woman Doll Made with Native Palmetto Fiber (Full View)

Seminole Indian woman. This doll is hand made with native palmetto fiber, from palm or palmetto husks. Her dress has rick rack trim. Her facial features are embroidered by hand on her palmetto face. She is wearing beaded necklaces and earrings. Her hair is made from black knit material. Similar costumes are worn by Seminole men and women in festivals and "powwow" events. The figure stands 7 inches (18 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Native Americans, Natural Materials, North America
Keywords: All_Seminole_Lady, Florida, Indian, North America, Seminole, USA, beaded earrings, beaded necklace, doll, female, fiber, figurine, hand made, handcrafted, lady, palm, palmetto, rick rack, woman
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: 22
Original Dimensions: 3678×3774
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 27696