Khayni

Ugandan Headrest | Uganda

£330

DESCRIPTION
This headrest comes from Uganda, hand carved from one piece of wood with a beautiful braided leather handle along with unique restoration details after years of use.
 
Historically headrests date back to ancient times and in East Africa they are used by pastoral nomadic people. They are considered to be one of the most important of their few possessions that they travelled with. Whilst used primarily to rest their heads upon whilst sleeping, protecting them from dust and insects as well as preserving elaborate coiffures. They also have spiritual powers which evoke dreams. They were extremely personal to the owner, never lent to others and highly prized.
 
HOW TO STYLE
Style as a shelf or table accessory.  
 
DIMENSIONS
Height 18cm
Width 11cm
Length 23cm

SHIPPING
We ship worldwide with DHL. For UK customers delivery takes place next business day from date of dispatch. For ROW customers, delivery typically takes 3-5 business days from date of dispatch. Shipping will be calculated at checkout based on the items in your basket and your delivery location. If you have any questions on shipping please email us at customercare@khayni.com.

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