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Headrest

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Murik Lakes region, Lower Sepik River
Culture:
Murik Lakes
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 x W. 13 7/8 in. (9.5 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1497
Not on view
Ingeborg de Beausacq, New York, until 1958; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

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