Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headrest or Headboard

16th–19th century
Tellem peoples
H. 1 5/8 x W. 5 1/8 x D. 6 1/4 in. (4.1 x 13 x 15.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
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).

Imperato, Pascal James. "The art of Mali's Mountain People." In Dogon Cliff Dwellers. New York: L. Kahan Gallery, New York, 1978.

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

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 53.

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