200860 - Old Tribal used African Ashanti headrest - Ghana

€125.00

200860 - Old Tribal used African Ashanti headrest - Ghana

€125.00

Ghana: Old Tribal used African Ashanti headrest.
Hand carved from a single piece of wood.
size: 34 cm x 22 cm x 18cm.

 


Hand carved from a single piece of wood, this traditional headrest is an early 20th century artifact from the Ashanti tribe in Ghana. The headrest was used to keep the elaborate hairdos of the Ashanti women from touching the ground while sleeping.