Doll with forked stick body and legs, moulded wax head, collar, shoulders and buttocks.

Item

Title

Doll with forked stick body and legs, moulded wax head, collar, shoulders and buttocks.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Doll Figure
Figure

Description

Doll with forked stick body and legs, moulded wax head, collar, shoulders and buttocks, wearing animal skin back cloth and cotton apron; a blue glass beaded neck collar and pearlescent beaded, buuttoned hip belt layered on top of another made of numerous rows of white beads [perhaps mimicking the style of hip belts made from ostrich eggshell]; red and green hair tassel. [FHM19/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Wax
Beadwork
H = 330mm

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.402
A37/402

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum
Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937

Coverage

Mupa [place], Cunene [province]
Angola
Africa
Cultural Group: Okwanyama

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust