South Africa Doll Ndebele People

Small beaded doll made by the Ndebele people. The Ndebele people mainly live in the northeast of South Africa. There is a string on the back to hang it up.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Beaded doll
Origin South Africa
Culture Ndebele people
Medium Wire, fabric, beads
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 16 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Fleemarket second half 2010's


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

Text on the back of the postcard: 'Ndebele women and children at the Ndebele village, North of Pretoria, South Africa. Ndbele-vroue en -kinders in Ndebele bantoestat noord van Pretoria, Suid-Afrika'. Postmark 1979.

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