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Headrest

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Possibly Tsonga
MEDIUM Hardwood
  • Place Made: Mozambique
  • DATES late 19th-early 20th centuries
    DIMENSIONS 8 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 in. (21 x 19.4 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 22.759
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Possibly Tsonga. Headrest, late 19th-early 20th centuries. Hardwood, 8 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 in. (21 x 19.4 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.759. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, CUR.22.759_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A ring shaped center supports an upward curved platform, and sits on an oval base. Decoration of very small triangular incisions cover much of the surface. Condition: good. Some chips in base. Dark brown surface stain. Light patina.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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