Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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headrest
  • Africa
  • headrest, late 1800s
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 15.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3142
Description

The wooden headrest has a pyramidal base, columnar stem and concave rest. It is dark brown, but otherwise undecorated.