Namji Doll Orange, Cameroon #0369 - Sold
Namji Doll Orange, Cameroon #0369 - Sold
Namji Doll Orange, Cameroon #0369 - Sold 1
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Namji Doll Orange, Cameroon #0369 - Sold

The Namji people are famous for their wooden dolls carved with exaggerated features and adorned with numerous multi-colored necklaces. These more modern versions of the Namji doll make striking display objects, either singly or in groups. Generally they represent a female; however, sometimess they represent couples. The namji dolls are among some of the finest dolls in Africa. The young women used dolls to ensure fertility, prevent morning sickness, & provide for easy childbirth. They were carried on the person or kept within the home or in a shrine.
Title: Namji Doll Orange, #0369 Material: Wood & Beads Country: Cameroon Description: The Namji people are famous for their wooden dolls carved with exaggerated features and adorned with numerous multi-colored necklaces. These more modern versions of the Namji doll make striking display objects, either singly or in groups. Generally they represent a female; however, sometimes they represent couples. The namji dolls are among some of the finest dolls in Africa. The young women used dolls to ensure fertility, prevent morning sickness, & provide for easy childbirth. They were carried on the person or kept within the home or in a shrine. 20.25"h x 7.5"w x 3.25"d, on a 5.25" x 3" base
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