Shona Headrest

These hand-sculpted wooden headrests are a beautiful piece of art with a meaningful history and a variety of uses.

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    Product Story

    While headrests were designed to serve a functional purpose--to support the head while sleeping to protect elaborate hairstyles--their intimate connection with their owners is such that they are also seen as precious vehicles for communicating with an ancestral realm. The design of such works is reflected in a range of regional styles. Shona sculptors and their neighbors to the southeast, the Tsonga, have been credited with the most varied formal solutions to the carving of the support element.

    8-10"W x 7-8”H
    **Sizing is approximate, and the product can vary slightly from the dimensions provided.


    Natural Brown
    Each is one-of-a-kind and possesses its own unique personality. Variations between items received and images shown can occur.


    Style indoors in a dry place. 

    Dust with a microfiber cloth.

    Standard shipping is 4 - 8 days. 

    For out of stock items, please allow 8 - 12 weeks for shipping.  

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