Ondunga, Palm Nut



Ondunga, Palm Nut


The Ondunga or palm nut comes from the Omulunga or Makalani tree and has many uses. It can be eaten or used to create a fermented drink. It is also used to create a variety of dolls, there are many examples of these dolls in the Powell-Cotton Museum collection. (NSty 14/10/2019)

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Doll, made from palm nuts, adorned with textile apron and glass bead fringe Physical Object
Palm nut doll dressed in hide and skin back and front aprons. Physical Object