Tellem. <em>Headrest</em>, 11th-13th century. Wood, 7 1/2 x 9 x 3 in. (19.0 x 22.8 x 7.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of William C. Siegmann, 1994.186.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1994.186.2_top.jpg)



Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:11th-13th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 x 3 in. (19.0 x 22.8 x 7.7 cm)


Accession Number: 1994.186.2

Image: CUR.1994.186.2_top.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Headrest consists of flat rectangular base beneath an upright support for a "U"-shaped neck rest. Top surface of neckrest has lightly incised designs composed of four bands of triangular shaped forms arranged in pairs on either side of an unadorned area immediately above the upright support. CONDITION: Weathered. One corner of base has chip measuring approximately 1" x 3/8". Overall surface condition is good but weathered.

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