Luba pair headrest 3, Dem. Rep. Congo
Most Luba art relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Headrests were more personal, and were used primarily to support the neck, preserving the elaborate hair styles traditional among the Luba people
Architecture and art. Northern Ghana (Bolgatanga) http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8004/7705930070_8d53193f2c_z.jpg Burkina Faso (Bani): http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pyAgZ-ffOvo/UDtltJG_goI/AAAAAAAAEaw/adevv6ilz_Q/s640/7061133809_94978ed198_b.jpg
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