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19 th Century
Size : 15 cm high , 14 cm wide – 6 ins high , 5½ ins wide
Mozambique , South eastern Zimbabwe and the North eastern Transvaal complicating any study of the regional stylistic variations of their headrests .
Headrests were very personalized spiritual objects that became so much a part of their owner that on death , in most instances , it was buried with them . In some rare instances it was kept as a communicating vehicle that could provide contact with the ancestor .
|Height||15.00 cm||(5.91 inches)|
|Width||14.00 cm||(5.51 inches)|