Female figure, constructed of found material, including a reed, cloth and wool. The silver aluminium foil represents rain. It is designed in imitation of the Belghenja dolls made by women with a large wooden spoon and used in a ritual to ask for rain. The doll was made by a 13 year old girl from the Lahfart village, Sidi Ifni Province, in 2008.

It is part of a group of traditional toys collected in the Anti-Atlas area of Morocco by Belgium Socio-cultural Anthropologist Jean-Pierre Rossie, during the period 2005-2011.

Physical Description

Doll comprising squashed foil body on central reed stick, crocheted blue and red dress with yellow bodice trim, and brown head scarf held in place by long white strip of fabric.

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