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Hunch-backed African American with Skimmer Hat and Striped Shirt

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Wooden Folk Art Objects173 of 826Folk Art Carved Wooden Rabbi?Lady with Bun and Red Polka-dot Yellow Dress
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    Posted 4 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4812 items)

    Here's another folk art carved figure from Urban Ore. He's an African American man - older - with red pants, suspenders and a red-striped, yellow long-sleeve shirt buttoned all the way up, and a black boater or skimmer hat. This is a 3/4 image - from about the knees up. He's 8.5 inches high and he's hunch-backed. i'd love to know more about these figures if anyone can tell me how old they might be or what they may have been used for.

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    1. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 4 years ago
      This is just great Black Americana! Wonderfully done!
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
      thank you betweenthelens!

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