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"Namji doll", small


Item number AKX0134-02-01

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"Namji doll", small

These beautiful dolls from Cameroon are modeled on the traditional Namjii dolls of the same tribe, which were decorated with cowrie snails and wrapped with coloured glass bead strands. Figures of this type have traditionally been used to increase young women´s fertility as well as to prevent damage.

Traditional dolls of the Namji tribe

The traditional wooden dolls are richly decorated with coloured beads. The pretty, handmade dolls are available in orange and white. Please choose your preferred colour (if in stock).

Size: about 24 cm tall

Entirely handmade from Cameroon

Each collectible doll is made by Cameroon artists by hand. Hence, there may be small variations in terms of size, colours, shapes and designs to the images and descriptions. The height of the dolls can vary between 2 cm to 3 cm.