Ndebele African Maiden Doll
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Vintage Ndebele Doll
She is approx 15" tall.
I believe she is a Maiden Doll.
A Maiden Doll wears an apron that signifies her passage out of adolescence into adulthood.
She is now of marriageable age.
A hoop around her waist would indicate that she is engaged to be married.
Her apron is made of animal hide.
She is wearing a multi-colored beaded hoop.
She has metal wire around her neck and leg and copper wiring on her arms.
Her right leg is missing.
The left leg wire became uncoiled.
She has some bead loss.