Headrest: Head, Wood, metal tacks, Kuba peoples

Headrest: Head

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal tacks
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/16 x W. 9 1/8 x D. 3 3/4 in. (19 x 23.2 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1971
Accession Number:
1978.412.632
Not on view
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1971; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1971–1978

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

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

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