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Dolls

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: 700,00 EUR
Dowayo (Namchi) fertility doll - Cameroon
Object: Dowayo (Namchi) fertility doll - Cameroon
Ethnic group: Dowayo (Namchi)
Origin: North Cameroon
Material: Wood, glass beads, metal, cowrie shells and coins
Dowayo (Namchi) fertility doll - Cameroon   1 x 'Dowayo (Namchi) fertility doll - Cameroon' order
Price: 600,00 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: 70,00 EUR
Female clay doll
Object: Female clay doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya
Ethnic group: Turkana
Origin: Kenya
Material: Clay, cloth, wool, glass-beads and copper
Female clay doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya   1 x 'Female clay doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya' order
Price: 200,00 EUR
Female doll
Object: Female doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya
Ethnic group: Turkana
Origin: Kenya
Material: Wood, leather, cord and glass-beads
Female doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya   1 x 'Female doll "ngide" - Turkana - Kenya' order
Price: 300,00 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 doll - Ibibio - Nigeria
Object: Female doll - Ibibio - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Ibibio
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood
Female doll - Ibibio - Nigeria   1 x 'Female doll - Ibibio - Nigeria' order
Price: 600,00 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: 825,00 EUR
Female twin figure -
Object: Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria
Ethnic group: Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads
Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria   1 x 'Female twin figure - "ere ibeji" - Yoruba - Nigeria' order
Price: 2.500,00 EUR
Female twin figures -
Object: Female twin figures - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeri
Ethnic group: Oyo region - Yoruba
Origin: Nigeria
Material: Wood, glass beads leather and cloth
Female twin figures - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeri   1 x 'Female twin figures - "ere ibeji" - Oyo region - Yoruba - Nigeri' order
Price: 3.300,00 EUR
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