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Headrest
Headrest
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 5 1/2 (14 x 44.5 x 14 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Zulu People
Provenance:

Acquired from Jim Willis 1980.

Accession Number:
1999.142.14
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

The headrest is highly an abstract sculpture of a ten-legged animal.

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