Antique Ethiopian Headrest

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Antique Ethiopian Headrest

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  • Description

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. While we don't recommend using it for sleep, it is a beautiful collector's item or object for display.


6" x 7" x 3" (16.5 cm x 16.5 cm)

Solid wood

Very Good - the item has a patina that is expected for its age and previous use. Please see photos for additional details.


Country of Manufacture
Handmade in Ethiopia

$5 - Flat rate shipping within the Continental US 

Return Policy
This item can be returned within 7 days of receipt for a full refund. After 7 days, returns will be refunded in online store credit for the value of the merchandise. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept items for return after 21 days. Items must be in their original condition, unused and with all packaging (where applicable). Shipping charges are non-refundable. Please contact us to initiate a return.