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Doll Wearing Complete Typical Costume of a Seminole Woman

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Fiber, cotton, silk, beads, coconut husk
DATES ca. 1940
DIMENSIONS 16 5/16 x 21 1/4 in. (41.5 x 54.0 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE A. Augustus Healy Fund
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CAPTION Seminole (Native American). Doll Wearing Complete Typical Costume of a Seminole Woman, ca. 1940. Fiber, cotton, silk, beads, coconut husk, 16 5/16 x 21 1/4 in. (41.5 x 54.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 41.222. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 41.222_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fully dressed doll with a coconut husk base, beaded necklace and earrings.This type of doll was created extensively for the burgeoning tourist market during the ealry 1900s.
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Doll Wearing Complete Typical Costume of a Seminole Woman