Large cylindrical doll. Wooden base, netted fibre and string hair decorated with glass beads.

Item

Title

Large cylindrical doll. Wooden base, netted fibre and string hair decorated with glass beads.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Doll Figure
Children

Description

Large doll with body of wooden core, wrapped in fibre netting. Grass collar base. Mass of strings for hair, with some of the ends decorated with beads. Big plait down centre back of head. Dressed in cloth front apron, a string bandeaux and necklaces. [FHM18/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Wood; Plant
Netted
H = 200mm, W = 80mm, D = 100mm

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.496
A37/496

Source

Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937

Space/Place

Angola
Africa
Cultural Group: Mwila

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust