- Museum number
Head-rest, carved from a solid block of wood.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1875)
Height: 16 centimetres
Length: 39 centimetres
Width: 12.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
'Mus. of Arch. Cambridge, 7.1.85.
Viti Levu - 13
Fiji Islands - 1875
A. v. Hugel
Christy collection registration slip description, written in 1885?:
Head rest, cut out of a solid block of mahogany like wood.
“13. Head rest. Viti Levu 1875.
A. Von Hügel
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This is one of a number of objects, from various sources, received in an exchange with Baron A. v. Hugel of the Museum of Archaeology, Cambridge, 1885 (+2380-97). The objects offered in exchange came largely from A W Franks's collection. This item was collected by von Hugel. See Christy Correspondence (File 'H').
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1885C2.2391 (old CDMS no.)