A woman wearing a folk costume

Material Information

A woman wearing a folk costume
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Women, Black -- Clothing -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Ethnic costume -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Plants, Flowering of -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Euphorbiaceae -- Jamaica -- Kingston -- 1970-1980
Kingston (Jamaica) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Kingston


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
A woman wearing a folk costume while standing in front of an Acalypha hispida (chenille plant). Her costume is a long dress with long sleeves which stop at her wrists, while a scarf with a hibiscus print covers her hair. In the background is a wooden two story building. The Jamaican national costume for women is a long layered skirt, headdress, and a ruffled blouse. Slide labeled Jam. girl in Kingston.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
Sheet 58:13