Doll - African/Bamum Kingdom

Your Price: $500.00
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Product Number:25611

Size:

17" x 6"

Date:

1900s AD
Stylized wooden doll with elongated features, narrow head, massive arms and legs. Two hollow point pinholes serve as eyes, there is a high raised ridge on the head, the torso is covered with a leather fringe stitched into place, leather string bracelet with Cowrie shells and old copper coins are attached. Held by young women of Cameroon to ensure their fertility. Earthen patina.

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