Namchi/Namji fertility doll made from wood and shown wearing strands of various colours of beads and additional pendants, cowrie shells and amulets.
*comes as a pair (2)
Namchi dolls traditionally used by the Namchi people of Cameroon, unadorned dolls made by blacksmiths are played with by young children. When beads, bells, coins, and other ornaments are added, however, the doll becomes a surrogate baby for a woman who was having difficulty getting pregnant. The woman treats the figure like a baby, feeding it and carrying it on her back
Modernly used for home decor, best as a centrepiece, living room, staircase
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