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.