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Iowa Handcrafted Corn Husks Dolls in Various Poses (Full View)

Iowa Handcrafted Corn Husks Dolls in Various Poses (Full View)

Iowa is the leading producer of corn in the USA. These dolls are handcrafted from corn husks that have been soaked in warm water. The husks are then formed into the body, arms, head, dress, scarf, blanket, etc. The women in this photo are in various positions -- sitting, standing, holding baby, spinning yarn, etc. The hair is made from fibers. The figure stands 6 inches (16 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Female, Iowa, Natural Materials, North America
Keywords: All_Iowa_Cornhusk, Iowa, USA, balls, basket, corn, corn husk, cornbelt, cotton, doll, female, fiber, figure, girl, hand made, handcrafted, lady, midwest, scarf, spindle, state, woman, wood bench, yarn
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: 22
Original Dimensions: 4692×3740
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 27383