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Manufacturer: Unknown
Kuna (Cuna) Medicine Doll Figure

Size: 16 H x 3 W x 2½ D

Condition: very good for its age

Age: Thought to be early 20th Century

Wood: Hardwood

Weight: w/stand 1 lb 10 Oz's.

These wooden figures are made by the Kuna (Cuna) Indians of Panama. They have special roles in different rituals. In general, the figures have a role in therapeutic rituals and ceremonies. They are recognized as medical healers.

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