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Ethiopian Headrest - Cultural Fusion
Ethiopian Headrest - Cultural Fusion
Ethiopian Headrest - Cultural Fusion
$135.00

Ethiopian Headrest

Many groups in Ethiopia make carved wooden headrest's to enable people to sleep without interfering with their complicated coiffure.Hairstyles frequently declare their owners age,gender & status.The headrest also plays a role in nuptial ceremonies.The groom places currency for the defibrillation price under his brides headrest.The morning after the marriage is consummated, the bride may take the money if she was a virgin.

A pleasure to the eye,and hard to find.

Flaws add to the Headrest's uniqueness & aesthetics.

Origin:Ethiopia

Material:Wood & Beads

Dimensions:6"H x 5,5" W