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Headrest

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Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Headrest, Artist Unknown (Luba)
Headrest: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, copper
Size: 6 3/16 x 6 3/16 x 3 1/2 in. (15.7 x 15.7 x 8.9 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription 'FC8564', in white paint, on bottom
Physical Description: crescent resting on two posts; posts standing on rectangular base; bands of tacks on top of crescent; bands of metal wrapped around posts; incised lines decorating top of crescent and sides of base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Evan M. Maurer in honor of Marc Leo Felix
Accession Number: 97.168.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009