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Ceremonial fertility doll

Ceremonial fertility doll

Ceremonial fertility doll

Wood, cotton, plastic, nylon, metal, glass beads, strings, 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

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From the Israel Museum publications:

Artists' Choices, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2010

Shafir, Dorit, Hidden Power in African Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014


Artists' Choices - Yinka Shonibare: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 26/07/2010 - 08/01/2011

Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 21/05/2014 - 17/01/2015

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