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#917 African Baule I.Coast Comb W/ Aluminum Bird Head Sculpture 8 " h

#917 African Baule I.Coast Comb W/ Aluminum Bird Head Sculpture 8 " h

Regular price $150.00 USD
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An amazing wood comb with a Aluminum Bird Head figure on the top decorated with geometric carvings,The Akan speaking women of Ghana include the Anyu, Baule, and Fante. All these women use wooden hair combs both for combing hair and for decoration and adornment. Combs are obtained as gifts from admirers or presented at marriage.Large bridal combs were prestigious and used to adorn the home. Depending on a woman's wealth or beauty she might own three or four 

8" h by 2.75" w

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