Akuaba Doll Large

A Ghanaian fertility doll whose mystical powers remain very much alive to this day, with the word ‘Akuaba’ meaning ‘welcome’ in the Twi language. It is believed that a woman who wants a child should carry the doll on her back or place it under the bed, and that special features carved into the Akuaba doll can also determine the character of the coming baby. Doll stands 34 to 38 cm high


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