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Ndebele Doll, Ceremonial 10"
Ndebele Doll, Ceremonial 10"


 
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Handmade in South Africa by Women of the Ndebele tribe.

Ceremonial 10" -
This gorgeous doll is in the traditional dress of an Ndebele Ceremonial! A beautifully cone shaped figure with intricate glass bead detailing. The brass rings around the neck symbolize wealth and status. Only married women are allowed to wear the rings called "dzilla". Each doll comes with an informational story tag. Dolls come in assorted bright colors and bead detail.

Story of the Ceremonial: During courtship, a suitor would place a Ceremonial doll outside a young woman's hut indicating his intention to propose marriage to her.

Color: Each doll is unique with its own color combination.

Sold individually.

Items are individually handcrafted so sizes and colors will vary.