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Doll Ashanti in resin

Doll Ashanti in resin
Doll Ashanti in resin
Reference : RMN40
AFRICA
Unknown person Ghana.
Paris, Quai Branly Museum
Material(Subject) of the original: wood
H. 29,5 L. 9 p. 5,5 cms

These wooden figurines were carried(worn) by the pregnant women, squeezed(tightened) in their loincloth, to assure(insure) the coming of beautiful children.
Although of a very simplistic drawing, a record(disk) for the head, a cylinder for the body, blocked by a line(feature) for arms, these figurines could be adorned with belts, with necklaces or with drop earrings, in fine multicolored pearls.
The lapel(backhand) of the head was engraved(burnt) by geometrical signs.


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2020-12-31 115.00115.00 EUR
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