This beautiful authentic Kuba figural comb is hand carved by the Kuba artisans from Congo. The Kuba figural comb is hand carved from wood and decorated with a beautifully carved figure on top.
In many cultures from the Congo elaborate hair styles were seen as a 'mark of civilization' and an extension of African aesthetics. Complex hairstyles take hours to make and require a structure to support this elegant coiffure. Combs such as this were used to ornament ceremonial coiffures and to untangle the hair.
Dimensions: Comb is approximately 8" L. On stand approximately 11" L