This headrest is made by a craftsman by cutting a multi-branches topokwo tree using a panga, which he also uses to carve it into desired shape. It is used by the elders as a stool.


  • Title: Headrest
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Headrest
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Wood
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Ngachar
  • Community: Pokot
  • Collection Date: 1997-01
  • Collected By: Kibor Lormesa

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