Item: African Art Carved Wood Namji Beaded DollOrigin: CameroonSize: 19 inches high x 6 inches wide
The Namji are the people inhabiting an area in the West of North Cameroon. The Namji tribe is famous for their wooden dolls carved with geometric features and adorned with multi-colored bead necklaces, cowrie shells, coins, metal strips, fiber and leather. The dolls held by young Namji girls to play and to ensure their fertility, are considered among the finest and the most beautiful dolls in Africa. They are carved from solid hardwood. The doll would have a name, be fed, be talked to and be carried strapped to the back everywhere the child would go.
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