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Mexico Elderly Lady Made with Paper Mache and Wire (Close Up)

Mexico Elderly Lady Made with Paper Mache and Wire (Close Up)

Handcrafted paper mache lady holding a piece of broken clay. Her face is very detailed, showing lines of age and fatigue. She is wearing a scarf on her head and around her neck. Wire is used to help provide support for the figure. She is representative of vintage Mexican folk art. The figure stands 13 inches (33 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Central America, Elderly, Papier-mâché
Keywords: All_Mexico_Woman_Figure, Central America, Mexico, doll, elderly, female, figurine, hand made, handcrafted, lady, paper mache, scarf, shawl, wire, woman, wrinkles
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: 14
Original Dimensions: 3630×5388
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 27657