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Zulu doll (N° 23096)
Contemporary artists from South Africa create dolls filled with a multitude of glass beads. Touching and decorative, these works also alternate various metal elements and shells, highlighting the skill and creative sense of their designers.
Some cowries and pearls are missing.
During the 19th century, tribes united to form the group called Zulu, whose local chiefs, led by the king, are called iduma. Their society is that of warriors organized into age groups. It was in 1884 that they were annexed by the English.
Skilled in making ornaments, the Zulus work with leather, metal and ceramics, adding feathers and beads. Pearls, while having a protective role, indicate the social situation of those who wear them.
Possibility of payment in2x (2x 95.0 €)
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|Country||Afrique du Sud|
|Material(s)||wood, perles, metal, cauris, coton|
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