University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2013-10-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Herero
Provenience: Botswana
Maun
Date Made: -1986
Early Date: 1986
Late Date: 1986
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Velvet
Height: 47cm
Width: 36cm
Credit Line:Gift of Stephen R. Mishkin and Paula J. Schweich, 2013
Other NumberTC-2013-6-1 - Old Loan Number

Description

Fabric doll representing a Herero woman. Doll is wearing a dress with bold strips (red, yellow, white and mutli-color African print) and a teal crushed velvet cape. The legs are wrapping in yellow fabric. The headwrap is brown and yellow. Red fabric is used as the skin tone and black yarn is used to create facial details and hair.


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