<em>Skull Rack</em>, early 20th century. Palm spathe, bamboo, wood, raffia, pigment, 36 1/2 x 49 x 3 in. (92.7 x 124.5 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede, 86.229.20. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.229.20_bw.jpg)

Skull Rack

Medium: Palm spathe, bamboo, wood, raffia, pigment

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Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 36 1/2 x 49 x 3 in. (92.7 x 124.5 x 7.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 86.229.20

Image: 86.229.20_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Skull rack. Palm spathe, bamboo, wood, raffia, pigment. Oblong painted palm board lashed to heavy posterior armature upon which, at top, five prongs and a thick strap are tied. Painted in green, white, and rust is image of two wide-eyed winged faces, side by side. Condition: fair. Two large cracks on proper right side of rack. Splintering on left edge.

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