Borana Headrest/ Stool

Borana Headrest/ Stool

Regular price $100.00 $380.00 Sale

Borana tribe, Burkina Faso, mid 20th C
5"H x 7"W x 6.5"D

Headrests are important in African society, used to prop up the head when lying to sleep or rest on the ground. This example is noteworthy for its natural, organic shape derived from the tree’s own form (rather than sculpted). It also reminds us of the mangroves in and around Key West!