Amulet figure, Dogon, Mali, Africa.
Small amulet figure "nommo”, depicting a standing female figure, schematized forms, big breasts, hands resting in front of the abdomen, stylized head with simplified facial features. These charms are meant to protect from misfortune. hand-spun cotton twine. The amulet has a hole from where probably a cord was attached.
Height approximately: 12 cm / 4.7 inch.