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Fanti are one of the peoples generally thought to not possess a masquerading tradition. The Fanti use acua'ba dolls, which differ from those of the Asante, their northern neighbors. As this is a matrilineal society, the acua'ba are female. They are used as fertility figurines in shrines or worn by women either to induce conception or, during pregnancy, to assure the birth of a beautiful child, preferably, a daughter. 

These combs elaborately carved and decorated with acua'ba doll, are worn as hair ornaments. They are great as decorative wall hangings.

 

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Product Details:

  • Size: 19" x 8" x 1" each
  • Shipping: $60.00
  • Material: Wood
  • Quantity: 2 available in stock
  • SKU: #FANTE00

African Masks & Sculptures

We feature over 500 authentic African tribal masks, sculptures, and bronzes for sale. Our products are unique, hand picked, museum quality pieces.

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