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In many African countries, wood headrests or 'pillows' are used for neck support while sleeping and to protect their intricate coiffures. This particular headrest was handmade and used by the Gurage people of Ethiopia.Truly a collectors piece: Adorned with a string of Kenyan beads with a prized "White Heart Bead" in the center.

Hand carved in the great tradition of African Head Rests and ‘Pillows’ this one of a kind object is a wonderful piece to display on your tabletop or bookshelf.

Carved Ethiopian Headrest

  • Origin: Ethiopia | Kenya

    Material: Wood | Bead

    Size: 5.5"W x 6" H

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