Kirdi with Padlock
Handmade Wood Fertility Doll Sculpture
The Dawayo women from Cameroon believed Kirdi dolls would eventually help them conceive. According to tradition, the village's blacksmith crafts the dolls for barren women, who must care for the doll the same way the would a newborn, including feeding and dressing them.
- Sese wood, beads and cotton
- 2.43 lbs
- 19.8 inches H x 5.8 inches W x 3.9 inches D
- Made in Ghana