Banfumu. <em>Headrest</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (14 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.811. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.811_PS9.jpg)

Headrest

Artist:BanfumuTeke

Medium: Wood, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (14 x 13.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H7-7D

Accession Number: 22.811

Image: 22.811_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden headrest with geometric biomorphic figure. Figure, which is decorated with brass tacks on one side, holds up top. Several breaks throughout object: one on each of the lower limbs and one on the upper section of the proper left limb. Six tacks are missing from the upper limbs. Proper right corner of the front is restored. Condition: Fair

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