Hair Pick - Lobi People, Burkina Faso (8558)

Hair Pick - Lobi People, Burkina Faso (8558)

Hair picks are made from a variety of materials such as wood, metal and ivory. They often feature detailed carvings indicating the owners status. Elaborate and distinctive coiffures reveal social status, ehtnic origin, gender, age and more. Picks serve as decorative additions when inserted and worn in both menís and womenís hair. Fine hair implements are considered a luxury and many become treasured items that are passed down through the generations.

Pick dimensions: 8" H x 1 1/8" W x 1/4" D
Dimensions with Stand: 8 1/4" H x 2" W x 2" D

Material: Iron

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