One-of-a-Kind, hand beaded Ndebele Maiden Doll.
Handmade in South Africa.
Size:11”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.
This Maiden Ndebele doll has an apron on the doll that signifies that the young female has undergone puberty rites and can now be married. Colorful beaded hoops around the waist would indicted that she can now engaged to be married.