Tang dynasty (618–907)
Earthenware with marbled veneer and brown glaze
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); D. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 2002
To create the marbleized surface of this pillow, clays of different colors were mixed by twisting and kneading and then sliced into thin layers to laminate the face of the pillow.
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