One-of-a-Kind, hand beaded Ndebele Maiden Doll with gold neck rings.
Handmade in South Africa.
Size:13”T x 3”W *Please note each doll is hand beaded and may have visible threading. Please treat these delicate dolls with love and care.
ABOUT:The Ndebele are one of the smallest tribes in Southern Africa, the women are one of the most colorful and distinctive in their dress and adornment. The beadwork worn during different life stages indicates the individuals status within the community at any given time.
The Ndebele Initiation Doll is made in the traditional dress of a married woman. The style of the apron worn over the doll signifies that she has a child within the marriage and it symbolizes her status as a parent.