Hand carved red sandalwood Maripatchi Dolls from South India. These dolls are an essential part of the Golu Festival, which is celebrated in the month of October. This is a time for teaching children to the sacredness of nature. The dolls are given to new brides by their families and are handed down for generations. These are over 100 years old.
Male 5″ (W) x 2-1/2″ (D) x 15-1/2″ (H)
Female 5″ (W) x 2″ (D) x 14-1/2″ (H)
Male 2 lbs. 11 oz.
Female 2 lbs. 15 oz.
early 20th C.
$1475.00 pair includes shipping lower U.S.