Doll Wearing Seminole Woman's Outfit
Arts of the Americas
On View: Lobby annex, 1st floor
Cotton, palmetto fiber, silk, beads, paper
20 1/2 × 11 × 5 3/16 in. (52.1 × 27.9 × 13.2 cm) (show scale)
A. Augustus Healy Fund
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Seminole. Doll Wearing Seminole Woman's Outfit, ca. 1940. Cotton, palmetto fiber, silk, beads, paper, 20 1/2 × 11 × 5 3/16 in. (52.1 × 27.9 × 13.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 41.222. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 41.222_PS9.jpg)
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Fully dressed doll with a palmetto fiber base, colorful patchwork skirt, green cape, necklaces of blue and black beads, black hat, and earrings. This type of doll was created extensively for the burgeoning tourist market during the early 1900s.
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