Early 20th Century Tribal Ethiopian Wooden Neck Rest For Sale
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Early 20th Century Tribal Ethiopian Wooden Neck Rest


Early 20th century Ethiopian tribal head rest from the Omo valley area. This neckrest is of a good size and height and has a satisfying patina. Headrest sometimes doubled as stools and were used to protect the elaborate hairstyles of the owner as well as protection against bugs and snakes. Provenance: Milos Simovic, New York. We guarantee the authenticity of all our objects.


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    First Half of the 20th Century
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    H 8.5 in. x W 9 in. x D 5 in.H 21.59 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 12.7 cm
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    New York, NY
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