Plastic and zero waste handmade Indian rag dolls, known as bommais. It is a traditional doll found in South India, this range is inspired by Steiner's philosophy, they are faceless, simple dolls made from natural fibres. The clothes are made from end of bolt fabric which is why the outfits may vary in colour.
"Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise." -Dr. Maya Angelou
It's easy to be inspired by poet, writer and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou. She also, at various other times, wore the hat of an author, a waitress, a dancer and a cook.
Our Maya Angelou Bommai wears a removable printed turban and can be dry cleaned or wiped clean. The strong lips that the spoke the truth are all the is highlighted, in hand embroidery. She wears a string of pearls around her neck. Her simple black dress is washable and end of bolt fabric, sourced locally. She comes with a handcrafted book and a pen.
The Maya Bommai comes with a little sleeping bag and a pillow for neat storage. Not suitable for under 6 year old.
Approx 46cm long
Made in India by The Smritsonian