Ndamji Statue ~ White Face
Story behind the product ~ Amongst the Ndamji people in the Cameroon, unadorned dolls are made by blacksmiths, as playthings, for young girls. When a woman marries, they are dressed with beads, shells, coins and other trinkets they become fertility dolls, cared for as though a real child. The dolls are characterized by a narrow trunk and head, with a shapely body forming a striking geometric design. Unadorned dolls are also used to mark houses when the Ndamji are at home.
These rustic white faced Ndamji Statues are a unique item, style in any room in the home.
Country of origin ~ Cameroon, Africa.
Materials ~ Wood, Beads, String, Shells.
Dimensions ~ 11cm W x 37cm H