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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Doll
Doll Stilt doll from the Gio, or Dan, people of West Africa. The doll's belt and headband contain cowrie shells, and its skirt is made of raffia. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Talking J.J. doll
Talking J.J. doll Talking J.J. doll from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979. The doll speaks nine different phrases when its string is pulled.
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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has black beads for earrings and contains wood burning decorations on the base. Origin West Africa.
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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has yellow beads for earrings. Origin West Africa.
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Mammy doll
Mammy doll Small "mammy doll" in blackface; "Made in U.S.A." on bottom of left foot.
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Fertility doll
Fertility doll A black wooden fertility doll carried by expectant mothers; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
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Doll
Doll Female doll representing a market woman wearing a turquoise gele (headtie), green necklace, and print dress. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll dressed in a wrap skirt, lace top, shawl, and head wrap with gold jewelry. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll with a baby on her back, pounding rice with a mortar and pestle. Made by L Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a blue dress and earrings. Her hair is decorated with a coin, cowrie shells, and other jewelry. Origin Gambia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
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Doll
Doll Carved wooden doll with a circular torso and no arms or legs, wrapped in blue cloth and raffia. Origin Liberia.
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Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll
Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll Talking doll depicting Flip Wilson on one side and Geraldine on the other. "The Flip Wilson Show" aired on NBC from 1970 to 1974.
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Dyn-o-mite J.J. Fun Pal doll
Dyn-o-mite J.J. Fun Pal doll J.J. "Dy-no-mite Fun Pal" doll from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979.
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Doll
Doll Doll made with cloth, beads, wire, metal, and leather. Origin Ndebele people of South Africa.
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Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. Origin West Africa.
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Doll
Doll Male doll representing a clan chief dressed in a gold shirt and hat, caftan, and white trousers. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Raffia doll in a ceremonial Sierra Leonian costume, holding the country's flag in one hand and a stick in the other. There is a round mirror on the front and back of the mask.
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Doll
Doll Female doll dressed in gold and black with plastic jewelry. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.