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Headrest

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Artist Unknown (Papua New Guinea)

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Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Headrest, Artist Unknown (Papua New Guinea)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, cane, fiber
Size: 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 15 1/4 in. (12.54 x 12.54 x 38.74 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Physical Description: each end with carved masklike human face with an animal-like face at each end; geometric designs carved on bottom; fiber leg supports
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 98.205
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009