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CULTURES Banfumu or Teke
MEDIUM Wood, copper alloy
DATES late 19th or early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (14 x 13.3 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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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