Arts of Africa
Wood, copper alloy
late 19th or early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Banfumu. Headrest, 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)
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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.
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