The ‘functional’ art of the Omo valley herdsmen

Object type: toy > doll
Materials: wood, seed, vegetal fibre
Legend: Fertility doll for young girls.
Place of collecting: Ethiopia > Omo Valley
Culture: Daasanetch
Field collector: Gustaaf Verswijver
Acquisition related person: Gustaaf Verswijver as mission
Date of acquisition: 1994-12-28
Dimensions: 61 cm x 10 cm
Inventory number: EO.1994.39.37