A Boni or Somali People Headrest Somalia

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A Boni or Somali People Headrest Somalia

A Boni Headrest ‘Barkin’

Finely proportioned and carved from a single piece of fine-grained wood known as hagar in Somali, or also yucub wood

Used by the Boni of northeastern Kenya and southern Somalia and by Somali nomads

Originally with red pigment to the outside

Height; 6″ (15.2 cm)

Condition; excellent, usual wear