- Museum number
Head-rest made of wood. Circular base with eight slender uprights supporting curved pillow. Decorated on sides and top of pillow with brass tacks. Base is incised with four plain bands and with two serrated bands above and below.
- Production date
Height: 16 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres
Depth: 11.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Information derived from a) original Wellcome collection labels and b) worksheets, compiled by Ethno. staff, which are stored with Africa collections. This object was not assigned a 1954,+23 number on the worksheets.
- Not on display
- Good. Some brass tacks missing.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 43693 (Wellcome number)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 92075 (Wellcome numbner)