Algeria Doll Moors People Festive

Beautiful cloth doll with pressed material face, wearing the traditional festive attire of a Moorish woman. Her baggy harem pants are called sirwal.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll in festive Algerian costume
Origin Algeria
Culture Moors People
Medium Fabric, beads, sequins, ribbon
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 30 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired ?


Here's a postcard that matches this doll. It shows how the people living in Algeria are dressed in their traditional costume.

Text on the front of the postcard: '6152 Scènes et Types - Jeune Femme Maure'. Postmark 1920.

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