Stand dimensions: 4 1/2" length x 4 1/2" with"> White Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0371) - SOLD
White Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0371) - SOLD
White Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0371) - SOLD
White Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0371) - SOLD 1

White Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0371) - 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, 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.
Title: White Beaded Namji Doll Material: Wood & Beads People: Namji 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. A custom-fitted stand has been attached to the doll for standing purposes. Dimensions: 30" height x 5 1/2" width x 4 1/2" depth Stand dimensions: 4 1/2" length x 4 1/2" with
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