Gambia Doll Mandinka People

Doll made in Gambia with a stuffed cloth upper body and a cone shaped lower body, no legs. Representing the Mandinka people, the largest ethnic group living in Gambia. A little baby is on her back. Labeled by a former owner ‘Nr 213.0 Gambia’.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll wearing traditional costume
Origin Gambia
Culture Mandinka people
Medium Fabric, beads
Mark or Tag Sticker
Made by Unknown
Size H 35 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Online 2011


No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches this doll, to show you how the people living in Gambia are dressed in their traditional costume.

There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!

Happy collecting,