Kwere Zaramo Mwana Hit fertility doll

€545.00

A wooden figure of a female represented in abstract form. The head is dome shaped and has the hair in two crests to the top of the head. The nose is represented as a wedge to the bottom of the hair and there is a drilled eye and wide, crescent shaped mouth. The thick neck rests on the flat shoulders and the body is column shaped with breasts and navel. The waist is represented as a flared skirt to the base. Mwana Hiti doll.
 
The Kwere are matrilineal and place great emphasis on the status of women in their society, taking great care of them during the various stages of life. The figures show the concern for

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Late XIXth century
Size
14,5 cm
Ethnic group
Kwere / Zaramo
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Tanzania
Origin
Tribal art collection France
Condition
Excellent

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