The Ndebele Bride Doll is in traditional dress of an
Wrapped in beaded blanket, the doll wears a beaded train (nyoga), which hangs from her shoulders and her face is covered by a beaded veil called a siyaya. Her skirt or apron has five panels which are symbolic of the five head of cattle her family will receive as a bride price, or 'lolbola'.
Dolls would be given to a young bride on her wedding day usually made by her immediate family, in hopes of promoting a large and healthy family.
Each doll is a unique, handmade creation. Colors may vary but will always be bright and vivid, like the people themselves.Price is for one.
Height: 14" x Width: 6" x Depth: 4 1/2"