Ghana Ashanti Doll Kente Cloth

Doll made in Ghana depicting a woman belonging to the Ashanti ethnic group, wearing a dress made of traditional Kente cloth. Most likely missing a pot with pounding stick in front of her of maybe a baby she once was holding in her arms.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll wearing Kente attire
Origin Ghana
Culture Ashanti people
Medium Fabric, wire, wood
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 16 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Fleamarket


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

Text on the back of the postcard: 'Traditional Kente Attire'. Stamp removed, postmark unclear. No visible date.

Happy collecting,