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Africa | Fertility doll "ikoku" from the Turkana people of Kenya | Wood, brak cloth, glass beads, metal beads and bells, coins, plant fiber | The making of dolls is traditonal. The dolls are carved by the father and decorated by the mother. After having reached puberty, the young girls use them for practising their later role of motherhood.

Africa | Fertility doll "ikoku" from the Turkana people of Kenya | Wood, brak cloth, glass beads, metal beads and bells, coins, plant fiber | The making of dolls is traditonal. The dolls are carved by the father and decorated by the mother. After having reached puberty, the young girls use them for practising their later role of motherhood.

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: BAMILEKE PEOPLE: THE MOST BUSINESS-ORIENTED TRIBE IN CAMEROON AND THEIR UNIQUE CIRCUMCISION INITIATION

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: BAMILEKE PEOPLE: THE MOST BUSINESS-ORIENTED TRIBE IN CAMEROON AND THEIR UNIQUE CIRCUMCISION INITIATION

Africa | Crown (adénlá) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | 20th century | Glass beads, fiber, cloth, thread

Africa | Crown (adénlá) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | 20th century | Glass beads, fiber, cloth, thread

TRADITIONAL ASANTE AKUABA FERTILITY DOLL, GHANA AKUA'BA ASHANTI in Antiques, Ethnographic Antiques, African | eBay

TRADITIONAL ASANTE AKUABA FERTILITY DOLL, GHANA AKUA'BA ASHANTI in Antiques, Ethnographic Antiques, African | eBay

Africa | Fertility doll from the Turkana people of Kenya | Wood, elabroately decorated with fabric, wood tues, glass beads, metal and shells

Africa | Fertility doll from the Turkana people of Kenya | Wood, elabroately decorated with fabric, wood tues, glass beads, metal and shells

Africa | Five dolls from the Namji people of Cameroon | Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, metal and leather | ca. 19th - 20th century

Africa | Five dolls from the Namji people of Cameroon | Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, metal and leather | ca. 19th - 20th century

Africa | Fali dolls from northern Cameroon | TOP a) wood, glass beads, coins…

Africa | Fali dolls from northern Cameroon | TOP a) wood, glass beads, coins…

Africa | Contemporary Fali Fertility doll from Chad | Hand made with glass trade beads, cowrie shells, cotton yarn, brass amulets & acrylic base.

Africa | Contemporary Fali Fertility doll from Chad | Hand made with glass trade beads, cowrie shells, cotton yarn, brass amulets & acrylic base.