Ruth Weinstein

Ceremonial fertility doll
ca. 1930
Ndebele people, South Africa
Wood, cotton, plastic, glass beads, nylon, metal, human hair
H: 67; W: 24 cm
Gift of Marcia E. Burick, Northampton, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In honor of Ina Perlman, founder of Operation Hunger, South Africa, and Dr. Michael Perlman
Accession number: B07.1690
 
 

Publications:
The Israel Museum Journal, vol. 26, 2008

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir