- Museum number
Doll; toy with corn-cob body, elaborate seed-studded black wax coiffure; wrapper made of checked cotton? cloth around waist. Black wax breasts and backstrap.
- Production date
Height: 13.10 centimetres
Width: 11.30 centimetres
Depth: 6.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Coiffure has been exaggerated. The seeds in the coiffure represent shells, brass tacks or buttons seen in women's headdresses.
- Not on display
- Fair; some of wax coiffure has detached from body. Coiffure is broken in two pieces.
- Acquisition date
- 1937 (?)
- Acquisition notes
- Probably acquired during expedition to Angola in 1936-7. Not registered into Museum collections at that time.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Af1974,Q.1337 (previously registered as)
Miscellaneous number: P.C.101 (Powell Cotton number)