Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Somalia
  • headrest, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Somalia
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 23 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3262

The bottom of the "T" shaped headrest is a conical support. The support has small triangular projections at the bottom of either side. It is a slightly curved headrest. It is light natural with a dark strip through the top.