Possibly Ngombe. <em>Headrest</em>, late 19th–early 20th century. Wood, metal, 6 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (15.6 x 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1549. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1549_threequarter_PS5.jpg)



Medium: Wood, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (15.6 x 24.8 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1549

Image: CUR.22.1549_threequarter_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Upward curving rectangular top, supported by two inward-curving legs set into a rectangular base. The top surface is inlaid with small, thin pieces of metal in lozenge pattern, nails at each short end. Condition: Evidence of wear. One nail missing from one end, two from the other. Old break on one leg has been repaired.

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