Ngwana / Fertilty doll

Phansi Museum

Phansi Museum
Berea, South Africa

A Pedi feertility doll made from dried stalks of corn, strings of aimal hide and beads. They were made specifically for young woman, by elderly women, for experiantial motherhood.


  • Title: Ngwana / Fertilty doll
  • Location Created: Limpopo, South Africa
  • Original Source: Phansi Museum
  • Colour: Maroon, Pink, White, Pink, Blue
  • Clan: Limpopo (Pedi)

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