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Dolls in their various shapes and forms are found across the African Continent. As a rule they are created for girls to play with and for young women who wish to ensure their fertility. Additionally their are also ibejis which is used as a container for the soul of a dead twin. The Yoruba believe that the souls of twins are connected to each other and the a dead twin must be looked after exactly like a living child in that it is fed, bathed and spoken to. Often dolls are handed down from mother to daughter and can even be found on family shrines.
Object: "omolangidi" doll - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, cloth and leather
"omolangidi" doll - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x '"omolangidi" doll - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 600,00 EUR
Bone doll - Tuareg - Algeria
Object: Bone doll - Tuareg - Algeria
Ethnic group: Tuareg
Origin: Algeria
Material: Animal bone, leather, wood and cloth
Bone doll - Tuareg - Algeria   1 x 'Bone doll - Tuareg - Algeria' order
Price: 75,00 EUR
Ewe - Twin Figures - Gerd Korinthenberg (Author), Henricus Simon
Object: Ewe - Twin Figures - Gerd Korinthenberg (Author), Henricus Simon
Author: Gerd Korinthenberg (Author), Henricus Simonis (Editor)
Published: 2008
Ewe - Twin Figures - Gerd Korinthenberg (Author), Henricus Simon   1 x 'Ewe - Twin Figures - Gerd Korinthenberg (Author), Henricus Simon' order
Price: 75,00 EUR
Female doll (Omolangidi) - Yoruba - Nigeria
Object: Female doll (Omolangidi) - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood and glass-beads
Female doll (Omolangidi) - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x 'Female doll (Omolangidi) - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 200,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Gbogan region
Ethnic group: Yoruba - Gbogan region
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood and glass beads
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Gbogan region   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Gbogan region' order
Price: 750,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Ila Orangun, Igbomonia
Ethnic group: Yoruba - Ila Orangun, Igbomonia
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, glass beads and cowrie shells
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Ila Orangun, Igbomonia   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Ila Orangun, Igbomonia' order
Price: 1.200,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oshogbo, Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba - Oshogbo
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood and glass beads
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oshogbo, Nigeria   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oshogbo, Nigeria' order
Price: 675,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Oyo region - Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, glass beads and cloth
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 850,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, cord and coconut discs
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 500,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, cord and glass-beads
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 400,00 EUR
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