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Lot 0549
Beaded Matacom Fali Doll from Cameroon/Tchad border
A beautifully decorated doll (ham pilu) with beads, as a symbol of marriage and the future progeny. The belly is inlaid with blue and white beads, while the legs and breasts are decorated with an embroidery pattern. The flat hands, the cavities that serve as eyes and the open mouth give this doll a childlike appearance.
Pedestal not included
Dimensions: approx. 52x22x14 cm.

tribal art / african art

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Beaded Matacom Fali Doll Tribal Art

Estimate €850 - €1,250Sep 21, 2018