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Bone doll - Fali - Cameroon
Bone doll - Fali - Cameroon
Bone doll - Fali - Cameroon
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Bone doll - Fali - Cameroon
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Bone doll - Fali - Cameroon
Ethnic group
Fali
Origin
Cameroon
Provenance
*Christoph Krüger - Austria
Material
Animal bone and plant fibres
Size
26 cm
Description
Childrens doll for with plant fiber. This is attached to the bone in three places with fine string wrapping.

Bone dolls are found in many ethnic groups in Africa. The children find these bones and play with them as though they are human figures. They often play with the bare bones but sometimes these are decorated by adults.

*Christoph Krüger is author of Dowayo. Namchi, Puppen aus Kamerun. Die Dowayo und Ihr Kult.

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Catalogue No.:  07-83
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