Boys' toy. Nenets.

Boys' toy
Collection MAE RAS: № 1135-1
Image ID: 3884472
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Title:
Boys' toy
Ethnicity:
Nenets
Place:
Arkhangelsk region, Nenetsk autonomous area (okrug)
Location:
Europe, Eastern Europe, North of Eastern Europe, Kara Sea, Yugorskiy Shar, strait
Date:
Mid-to-late 19th cent.
Materials:
reindeer skin, domestic reindeer sinew, bean goose neb, cotton, woolen cloth, aniline colourant, glass beads, brass, beads, cotton thread
Commentation:
Nenets doll “nukhuko” (toy in Nenets language) presents a young man in traditional winter cloths – parka, made of domestic reindeer skin. The head of the doll made of bean goose neb shows that the doll belongs to young men domain.