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Object ID 73.1052
Object Name Doll
Other Name Xango cult doll
Material Cloth/Thread/Paint/Shell/Plastic/Rope/Metal/Wood
Description A cult doll nailed to a wood block stand. Doll is female. Is made of black stitched cloth. Facial features are painted on. She is wearing a buff-colored cloth hat, red and yellow plastic neck and arm bands, a choker-style shell necklace, and a thick rope knotted around her waist. Stitched to her hands are two sticks that act as poles. Her skirt is blue with a red and green flower pattern. Underneath the skirt is a buff-colored underskirt and lace leggings.
Dimensions H-6 W-19 L-35 cm
Date AD 1900-1973
Provenance Collected by Smith Phillips. Donated by [Smith Phillips] to the Stanford University Collections in 1973.
Culture Xango
Found Unknown
Place of Origin (if different than Found) South America; Brazil
Collector Phillips, Smith
Collection Anthropology - South America
Search Terms Brazil
Mixed material objects
Web Export Search Anthropology 117A