Shaman's doll, carved wood, with black and pink ne

Made:
1890-1923 in South Africa
maker:
Zulu people

Shaman's doll, carved wood, with black and pink necklace, articulated legs, black feather headdress, leather frilled dress, Zulu or Xhasa, South African, 1890-1923

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657923
Materials:
bead, necklace, feather, headdress, hide, dress, metal, wire, joints, wood
type:
doll
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
  • figurine
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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