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  • Collection: Dominican American Midwest Association

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Doll made with vegetal fiber. It represents a character of the Dominican carnival known as "steal the chicken." A men usually dresses as this character, and goes to markets and comercial establishments asking money for his "chickens", which is a…

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Piece made with vegetal fiber. Created by Taíno women to pick up vegetables.

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This piece is made of vegetal fiber. It represents a character of the Dominican carnival.

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Carved wood piece. Representation of the mix of races in the Dominican Republic.

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Carved wood piece. Many varieties of herons can be found in the Dominican Republic.

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Carved wood piece. The use of vibrant colors is a characteristic of the Dominican Art.

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Piece made with guayacan wood.

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Carved wood pieces painted with vibrant colors. Parrots are endemic species of the Hispaniola island.

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Piece made with paper mache. These are the types of masks used in the Dominican carnival
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