Dinka People, Sudan
A superb doll, with an elongated body and feet. a round head and body decorated with multiple media materials including beads, buttons, shells and packages of amulets. It wears a raffia skirt also decorated with cowrie shells. This wonderful doll comes from Sudan. Dolls such as these are found among the Dinka and their neighbors such as the Omdurman peoples and the Baggara. In these cultures dolls are representations of women dressed in traditional costumes. Women among these societies are usually adorned with beaded jewelry including necklace, earrings, anklets, armlets, hairpins, rings and so forth, as seen on this doll.
Dimensions: 28" x 4" x 6"
Wood, Beads, Cowrie, Shells, amulets, metal, bells, plastic.