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Headrest

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Mbala
MEDIUM Wood
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 4 in. (14.0 x 10.0 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1388
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Carved headrest with a circular base and rectangular top supported by a caryatid figure. The female figure's hands hold sides of the top, her legs extend beyond her hips. CONDITION: Cracked, lightly polished surface.
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