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ITG 75 - Sudan - Dinka Headrest

  • Sudan - Dinka Headrest
  • Sudan - Dinka Headrest
  • Sudan - Dinka Headrest
  • Sudan - Dinka Headrest
Sudan - Dinka Headrest Sudan - Dinka Headrest Sudan - Dinka Headrest Sudan - Dinka Headrest
Item details
  • Ref #: ITG 75
  • Type: Antique Item.
  • Category: Headrests
Description:

These are of Southern Sudan origin and most are three-legged; they were used as neck rests were by men so that their hairstyles would not be spoilt during sleep. Many East African pastoralists regard coiffure primarily as an indicator of status.

W 54cms H 24cms

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