University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:73-18-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Credit Line:Gift of Watson Kitner, 1973

Description

Carved wooden headrest, made of a single piece of soft wood. Two wooden supports hold the head end from the basal end, and these carved with small crescent shapes. The two supports, as well as the two extremities of the head end, are painted with water soluble black and white.


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