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Headrest

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Artist Unknown (Yaka)

Date

c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Headrest, Artist Unknown (Yaka)
Headrest: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood
Size: 5 15/16 x 6 5/16 x 3 1/4 in. (15.1 x 16 x 8.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Yaka, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions 'Fc90310'; '156-849'; '1/9 11'
Physical Description: crescent shaped headrest atop a house with four post legs; all on a rectangular base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Evan and Naomi Maurer in honor of Robert J. Ulrich
Accession Number: 99.207.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009