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Fertility Doll Wood Sculpture Novica

The Ashanti women of Ghana regard this doll as a fertility talisman. They take her along with them everywhere, for the doll is believed to foster conception, preferably a daughter. Winfred Korley celebrates West African beliefs and customs with a hand carved sese wood doll. Dressed in beads and kente cloth, she carries her baby on her back. Novica