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Crochet Mouse -Varied Colors

$ 25.00

These crochet creatures are made by !Kung Bushmen (San) women who live in a very remote settlement in northern Namibia near the Angola border. They are considered to be one of the poorest communities in the region.  The women cultivated their crochet skills to make hats and caps and then began making the dolls to increase their incomes. These colorful animal dolls representing animals from the region that will have everyone smiling. 

Measures approximately 5" x 1.5"

*Note: This item is available in limited quality and color, so the doll you receive may differ from the image as each is an individual piece of folk art. 


     
"Ostrich eggshell beads are the most important source of income in our communities." -Tashia Shalumbu of Omba Arts Trust, Namibia


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