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Ohio Amish Female with Straw Basket and Washboard (Full View)

Ohio Amish Female with Straw Basket and Washboard (Full View)

This figure of an Amish woman is made with a wooden ball for the head and a stuffed fabric torso. She is wearing a black cotton cap, and black shawl. Her hands are also made from wood. She is holding a woven straw basket, that holds a washboard and piece of cloth. Her dress is a plain cotton, with a black apron. Amish dolls are generally faceless; perhaps because they follow the Bible scripture in Deuteronomy 5:8, which is "Thou shalt not make thee any graven images...". Amish clothing is usually plain and monochromatic. Tag: "Baltic Mills, Baltic Ohio." The figure is 9 inches (23 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Dolls & Miniatures, Female, North America, Ohio, Wood
Keywords: All_Baltic_Mills_Doll, Amish, Ohio, apron, black hat, cap, faceless, hand made, handcrafted, neutral color, plain, shawl, straw basket, stuffed, traditional, washboard, wood, wood head, woven straw
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: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23261