Wooden fanti doll or "akuamma" stylized carving of

Made:
1880-1920 in Africa

Wooden fanti doll or "akuamma" stylized carving of female fertility figure representing fanti idealization of beauty, fanti, West Africa, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A27533
Materials:
glass, bead necklace, wood
type:
doll
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
  • figurine
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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