Zambia Doll Kitwe

Zambian cloth doll made in Kitwe by members of the Y.W.C.A. She carries a baby on the back. On the inside of her skirt is a label that reads ‘Y.W.C.A. Kitwe Zambia’. (Y.W.C.A. stands for Young Women Christian Association). This doll was kindly donated see here.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll wearing traditional costume
Origin Zambia, Kitwe
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, beads
Mark or Tag Fabric label
Made by Y.W.C.A.
Size H 24 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Donation 2018


No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches this doll, to show you how the people living in Zambia are dressed in their traditional costume.

There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!

Happy collecting,