Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headrest: Figure

19th–20th century
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kwilu River region
Kuba peoples, Mbala group
H x W x D: 6 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 5 1/4in. (15.7 x 22.2 x 13.3cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1970
Accession Number:
Not on view
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1970; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1970–1978

Vansina, Jan. La Royaume Kuba. Tervuren: Royal Museum for Central Africa, 1964.

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 89.

Vansina, Jan. The Children of Woot. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Cornet, Joseph. Art Royal Kuba. Milan: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982.

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