"> Black Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0372) - Sold
Black Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0372) - Sold
Black Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0372) - Sold
Black Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0372) - Sold 1

Black Beaded Namji Doll - Namji people, Cameroon (#0372) - 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: Black 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: 32" height x 5" width x 3 3/4" depth
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