Ghana Doll at the Water Well

Doll made in Ghana, depicting a woman fetching water from a well by using a bucket on a rope. She carries a baby on her back.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll depicting family life
Origin Ghana
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, composition, wire, wood, plastic beads, rope
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 22 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Fleamarket 2016


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: ‘Chieftancy pageantry – Ghana’. Stamp removed, postmark unclear. No visible date.

Happy collecting,