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Kambatta / Hadiya headrest 06.01.184

Gurage, along the banks of the upper Omo River. Ethiopian men generally use these headrests for sleeping and to keep their elaborate coiffures off the ground. Some authors (Stappen1996) attributes these headrests to the Gurage tribe.

  • Ref.:06.01.184
  • Size:Height: 190 mm
    Width: 172 mm
    Base: 150 X 80 mm
  • Weight:280 gr

Category

  • Headrests from Ethiopian Highlands 06.01
  • HEADRESTS & SEATS 06

Origin

  • Horn of Africa & Arabic Peninsula
  • ETHIOPIA
  • KambataArussiHadiya

Material

  • VegetalWood

Quality

  • Collectible (fine or rare example of an object)High aesthetic valueGood overall conditions (signs of use, small imperfections)

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