Items tagged national costumes in MV Collections

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  • National Doll - Australian, Applefolk, Huon Valley, Tasmania, circa 1960s-1970s Object

    National Doll - Australian, Applefolk, Huon Valley, Tasmania, circa 1960s-1970s

    National doll produced to represent the Australia state Tasmania, it was made by Tasmanian Applefolk from Apples and Tasmanian wood, circa 1960s-1970s. It was purchased in the Huon Vall ...

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  • National Doll - Afghan, circa 1978 Object

    National Doll - Afghan, circa 1978

    National doll produced to represent an Afghan woman wearing a headcovering which is either a yashmak or chadri. It was given to Monica Gates by her mother who purchased it at the Kabul ...

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  • National Doll - Afghan, circa 1978 Object

    National Doll - Afghan, circa 1978

    National doll seated as if in prayer, which was produced to represent an Afghan man. It was given to Monica Gates by her mother who purchased it at the Kabul bazaar on an overland campi ...

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  • National Doll - Borneo, circa 1966 Object

    National Doll - Borneo, circa 1966

    National doll produced to represent a woman from the island of Borneo. It has been carved from wood and was sent to Monica Gates in 1966. The island of Borneo contains the Indonesian st ...

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  • National Doll - Bahraini, circa 1981 Object

    National Doll - Bahraini, circa 1981

    National doll produced to represent Bahraini man. It was collected by Monica Gates in 1981 on her way to Europe. Bahrain is a small archipelago of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gu ...

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  • National Doll - Brazilian, 1959 Object

    National Doll - Brazilian, 1959

    National doll produced to represent a Brazilian woman. It was given to Monica Gates circa1960 by a friend of her mother's who purchased the doll in 1959; she owned a coffee plantation i ...

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  • National Doll - Austrian, Church Clothing, circa 1950s Object

    National Doll - Austrian, Church Clothing, circa 1950s

    National doll produced to represent an Austrian woman, it is one of 17 sent to Monica Gates by her Austrian Grandparents. Monica began receiving these dolls in 1957, they represent vari ...

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  • National Doll - Albanian, circa 1970s-1980s Object

    National Doll - Albanian, circa 1970s-1980s

    National doll produced to represent an Albanian woman. It was given to Monica Gates circa1970s-1980s. In southern Albania women traditionally wore a blouse with wide cuffs, an embroider ...

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  • National Doll - Burmese, circa 1970s-1980s Object

    National Doll - Burmese, circa 1970s-1980s

    National doll produced to represent a Burmese woman. It was given to Monica Gates circa1970s-1980s. Renamed Myanmar in 1989, Burma has over 135 ethnic groups each with their own customs ...

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  • National Doll - Bolivian, circa 1960s Object

    National Doll - Bolivian, circa 1960s

    National doll produced to represent a Bolivian woman. It was given to Monica Gates circa1960s by friends or family who had visited South America. Bolivian culture consists of a mixture ...

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