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Doll, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (Masai)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Doll, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (Masai)
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Wood, fabric, yarn, beads, shells
Size: 8 3/4 x 2 x 2 1/4 in. (22.23 x 5.08 x 5.72 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Kenya
Culture: Masai, Africa, Kenya
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: female doll wearing long red cloth skirt, wide coiling strand of beads with three strands extending down in front, each with a shell at the end; two beaded hoop earrings in each ear; long yarn hair
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Herman and Susan Viola
Accession Number: 98.184.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009