A woman of Secoton

A woman of Secoton

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Caption: A woman of Secoton, (Whole folio) Engraving of a young woman wearing a single apron-skirt of fringed deerskin, She has a headband, and a short two-string necklace with pendant. She is tattooed or painted on the forehead, cheeks, chin, upper arm and calves.The figure is duplicated to gave a rear view. and is set against a landscape of canoes, a fish weir, and a village. From Theodor De Bry's 'America', Vol. I, 1590, after a drawing of John White Image taken from Travels through Virginia. Originally published in England; 1618. Author William Strachey, Illustrated by John White, Theodor de Bry.

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