Seminole dolls before and after clothes, hair and jewelry - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Seminole dolls before and after clothes, hair and jewelry - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/120277
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Title

  • Seminole dolls before and after clothes, hair and jewelry - Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Image Number

  • FS80356A

Year

  • 1980

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 15, 1980.

Series Title

General Note

  • Made of palmetto fiber by Mary B. Billie who has been a dollmaker since she was 17. She learned the skill by watching her mother, who had learned it from Mary's grandmother.
  • Accompanying note: "This is what the doll looks like before Mary puts on its clothes, hair and jewelry. She usually makes the clothes ahead of time, so that they will be ready when she wants to make her dolls."

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term


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