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    Posted 10 years ago

    Esther110
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    During the first few years of exile, my grandmother helped the family economy by dressing these plastic supermarket dolls. She would dress them, by special order, copying a quinceañera dress, wedding dress, or dress them with whatever costume the customer required.
    She made over two dozen for me, but I was young and very, very stupid, and at one point decided I was too old for dolls, and gave them all away.
    I particularly miss one, dressed as the queen of hearts, with a white tulle skirt and red felt hearts hanging from black velvet ribbons from her waist....but I digress....
    These are two little cuban peasants, or guajiros, (pronounced goo-ah-hee-roes) hand dressed by Abuela Leo.
    He is wearing his guayabera and straw hat, designed for collecting sugarcane or coffee beans.

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    1. Esther110 Esther110, 10 years ago
      Thanks for liking wolcott1!!
    2. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Love the story especially Esther.
    3. Esther110 Esther110, 10 years ago
      Thanks SP...She gave these to me years later, when I mentioned I missed all the ones I gave away...
    4. Esther110 Esther110, 10 years ago
      Thanks for liking Vanessa!

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