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headrest with female figure

late 19th century

1989.1201

On display in W303.c3.riser


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Artwork Details

Creation Date
late 19th century
Materials
wood
Object Types
ceremonial objects, sculptures, figures, headrests
Dimensions

6-3/4 x 4-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.

Accession Number
1989.1201
Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Eiteljorg

Copyright
Public Domain
Collection

African Art

Color Palette

(Iris Silverman [-1980], Los Angeles) sold on 20 October, 1977 to Harrison [1903-1997] and Edith Eiteljorg [1912-2003] of Indianapolis; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1989.



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