Doll, wood legs, wax head, wearing cloth apron and multiple body adornments.

Item

Title

Doll, wood legs, wax head, wearing cloth apron and multiple body adornments.

Creator

Nandi

Subject

Toy
Toy & Game

Description

Doll with forked wood legs; wax head, torso, vagina and buttocks. Wears cloth aprons, beaded bodily adornment and buttons in pink and blue; has masambala seed hair and ostrich shell eyes. From the Chief of the Kwanyama people; Nandi. [FHM18/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Wax
Moulded
H= 310mm, W= 60 mm, D= 45mm

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.404
A37/404

Source

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

Coverage

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

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust