Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headrest

Date:
16th–19th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Tellem peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.66
Not on view
Djibrella Maiga, until 1975; Lester Wunderman, New York, 1975–1977

Bedaux, Rogier. "Tellem, reconnaissance archeologique d'une culture de l'ouest Africain au moyen age: les appuie-nuque." Journal de la société des Africanistes vol. 44, no. 1 (1974).

Bedaux, Rogier. "Tellem and Dogon material culture." African Arts vol. 21, no. 4 (1988).



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