dolls (3) - wood, fabric and rope - poupée fétiches - Maroua - North of Cameroon

Description
dolls (3) - wood, fabric and rope - poupée fétiches - Maroua - North of Cameroon
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Fetish Doll from northern Cameroon, personal doll of protection which follows the children throughout their lives for their protection, often these are buried with them.

The two other dolls: 20 cm; 4 cm; 4 cm.

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
dolls
Indigenous object name
poupée fétiches
Ethnic group/ culture
Maroua
Region/ country
North of Cameroon
Material
wood, fabric and rope
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
17×7×7 cm
Weight
1 kg
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