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Oh, My Aching Head! – History of Headrests

Friday, February 13, 2015

Pillows weren't always soft and fluffy throughout history but they have always been considered an object of importance. From keeping one's head safe from bugs to maintaining elaborate hairstyles to heightening body energy and vitality, different cultures had different functions for headrests. But what they all had in common was creating an art out of these utilitarian objects...

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Discover more information about the culture and history behind many of these beautiful select objects, artifacts, antiques and furnishings–click here

“Cultural objects tell stories; and in each story a simple message is found—all cultures are the same, we just express ourselves differentlyGLEN JOFFE, OWNER