Collection of Ndebele Fertility Dolls

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A group of six collected Ndebele hand beaded fertility dolls of various sizes and designs. The dolls are made in secret by the maternal grandmother of the bride and ritually presented when she moves into her new home.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Tribal
  • Place of Origin
    Africa
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Period
    20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Beads
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    21 in. H x 9 in. W x 5 in. D
    53 cm H x 23 cm W x 13 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Mt Kisco, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU89719286913
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

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Located in Mt Kisco, NY

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