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Songye Comb

Africa, D. R. Congo

Songye Comb 

Songe, Democratic Republic of the Congo,                   

Wood; H 24 cm

There are only the frizzy, long, curly hair, twisted into a corkscrew, for such a cosmetic object. All black Africa has this kind of comb: Pharaonic Egypt, Congo, Zambia, Gambia, Sierra

Leone, Liberia, Togo, Cameroon…

  • African Civilisation, Carving
  • Wood
  • 300cm in height
  • Pan African Heritage Museum

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