AFRICAN HEADRESTS

 

HEMBA
Headrest 1

DAN
Headrest 1

  

 BONI
Headrests

 

CHAMBA
Headrests

NUPE
Headrests

 

Ethiopian
Headrests
Page 3

 

Dinka
Headrests

 

Ethiopian
Headrests
Page 4

 LUBA
Pair Headrests
Catalog

 LUBA
Headrests
Catalog

 LUBA
Headrests 2
Catalog

 LUBA
Headrests
Catalog

Photographs © Tim Hamill

AFRICAN HEADRESTS

In many African cultures, small wooden "pillows" are used to support the head during sleep and in some instances to preserve a hairstyle.

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