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Latvia Doll Wearing National Costume, Tautumeita (Full View)

Latvia Doll Wearing National Costume, Tautumeita (Full View)

Latvian girl wearing a national costume. Latvia is located just west of Russia and north of Lithuania. This doll is wearing a wool skirt and long-sleeved white blouse. She has a fringed wool blanket wrapped around her body. It is pinned at her should with a round silver decorative circle. She has a matching (smaller) pin at the neck of her blouse. The doll has porcelain head and extremities; her torso is stuffed cloth. On her head, she has a woven band of cloth with silver appliques. She has long, curled synthetic hair. Tag: "Collectable Doll designed with love by artist; detailed made by hand and painted. Porcelain doll with Latvian national dress, Tautumeita.” The figure stands 8 inches (20 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Ceramic, Child, Dolls & Miniatures, Europe, Latvia
Keywords: All_Latvia_Dolls, Europe, Latvia, Scandinavia, Tautumeita, collectable, doll, female, girl, handcrafted, national dress, porcelain, stuffed cloth, traditional costume, wool blanket, wool skirt, woven headband
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: 20
Original Dimensions: 3444×5466
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 24665