African Mother and Baby Rag Doll
This African traditional doll is the perfect soft toy for your little one. Specially hand made in Uganda with your child's safety in mind, it is created to represent the true image of the Ugandan culture, clothed in the bold bright coloured Gomesi.
Materials: Cloth, buttons, wool
- The Gomesi is a colourful floor-length dress with a square neckline and short, puffed sleeves that was most commonly used as a traditional costume for women in Buganda and Busoga, but also now found in most parts of Uganda.The dress is tied with a sash placed below the waist over the hips. The Gomesi has two buttons on the left side of the neckline.
- The origins of the Gomesi is traced back to 1905 when the dress was introduced by a Goan designer, Caetano Gomes, then resident in Uganda.
Product size: Height approx 40 cm