CHOKWE PEOPLE

Chokwe Maternity

CHOKWE PEOPLE

Chokwe Maternity

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This figurine from Angola, beautiful unusual scarification patterns on the forehead and face. It is associated with femininity and fertility.

The cross shape on the forehead, known as “cingelyengelye”, it is an early Portuguese influence.

Length : 13.5 cm

Height : 37 cm

Width : 16 cm

Weight : 995 g

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