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Female doll
Female doll
Female doll
Female doll
Female doll
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Female doll
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Female doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya
Ethnic group
Turkana
Origin
Kenya
Provenance
Johannes Kaddatz, Hamburg, Germany
Material
Wood, leather, cord and glass-beads
Size
28 cm
Description
A wonderful old doll from the Turkana in Kenya.
The body is made of wood; 11 necklaces of green, red and blue glass-beads are around the neck. Two small white glass-beads represent the eyes. A brown leather apron hangs from the shoulders. Various coloured beads are stiched into the apron. Long black strands of cord represnt the hair, that has white glass-beads bound into it.
Mounted on a stand.

Lit.: African Dolls for Play and Music - Poupées Africaines pour Jeux et Magie
Esther A. Dagan - Galerie Amrad Afican Arts - page 134

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Catalogue No.:  25-54
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