Ghana Doll with Cooking Pot

Doll made in Ghana depicting a woman carrying a cooking pot on her head. Dressed in genuine wax print attire. African cotton wax print fabrics are very popular, especially in West Africa.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll depicting family life
Origin Ghana
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, composition, clay, wire, wood
Mark or Tag 'Veritable Wax Prestige' printed on fabric
Made by Unknown
Size H 20 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Online 2018


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.

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