Kali

Kali

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Technique and Dimensions:

wood

Location:

C.D.A.1103, Legato Cap.E.A. D'Albertis, 1932

Provenance:

Second half of 19th century

Placed under the back of the neck, it was initially reserved for the use of aristocrats to preserve the elaborate hairstyles and prevent the spiritual power, the mana, which was thought to envelop their heads like a halo, came into contact with the soil thus triggering dangerous consequences especially for "ordinary people".