- Museum number
Doll; toy with corn-cob body and black wax coiffure and breasts. Cotton? cloth front and back aprons secured with fibre thread.
- Production date
Height: 14.90 centimetres
Width: 4.20 centimetres
Depth: 5.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Headdress/coiffure is pitted where seeds would have been inserted to represent shells or button ornaments seen on women's coiffures. Such toys made by women for their daughters or by girls themselves or their friends.
- Not on display
- Fair; wax hair slightly damaged.
- Acquisition date
- 1937 (?)
- Acquisition notes
- Probably acquired during expedition to Angola in 1936-7. Not registered into Museum colelctions at time.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Af1974,Q.1338 (previously registered as)
Miscellaneous number: P.C.73 (Powell Cotton number)