Turkana Headrest
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Turkana Headrest

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Part Number:2165
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ITEM #:
2165
ETHNIC GROUP:
Turkana
REGION OF ORIGIN:
Kenya
MATERIAL:
Wood.
SIZE:
7.25" (18.4 cm) Wide x 6.25" (15.9 cm)Tall
CONDITION:
Good.



CATALOGUE NOTE:
This headrest was carved by the Turkana from Kenya and was used to keep the head elevated when sleeping in order to preserve the elaborately woven coiffures. Hairstyles often allude to the owners age, gender or status, and are often adorned with trinkets of a magic /religious nature.