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Headrest

Artist

Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Headrest, Artist Unknown (Luba)
Headrest: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, beads, string
Size: 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (16.5 x 12.1 x 8.3 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; Stickers [6757], painted on bottom; three stickers, on bottom
Physical Description: two female figures facing each other and embracing; string of red beads around feet of one figure and around neck of the other
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 98.56
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009