All of our headrests have been vetted as authentic, many with evidence of significant age and use.
5.75" high x 8.75" wide x 3" deep
This headrest exhibits wear and is in good condition except for a little roughness on the ends of the top. It has a wire loop for carrying and decorative beads. The metal base is included.
In many African cultures, small wooden "pillows" are used to support the head during sleep and in some instances to preserve a hairstyle. In Ethiopia, the headrests come in several forms and relate to other intricate, but abstract works.
RETURN TO AFRICAN HEADRESTS 301-306 PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN HEADRESTS PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN HEADRESTS 1-4 PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN HEADRESTS 101-113 PAGE
AFRICAN HEADRESTS PAGE
GO TO GEOMETRIES EXHIBITION PAGE
GO TO AFRICAN ARTIFACTS PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN CROSSES PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN PROCESSIONAL CROSSES PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN HAND CROSSES 3 PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN ICONS PAGE
GO TO ETHIOPIAN ART PAGE