Neck Rest


From: New Guinea | Sepik River

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 58-17-32
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Sepik River
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Rattan | Pigment

Head piece of carved wood, legs of cane (?) stalks (or a similar material) bent over head and tied beneath it. Head piece in full relief; center section has two large perforations; each end piece is a crocodile head. Shallow carving on center and ends; traces of white (lime) paint in carving.

Height 16 cm
Length 40.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

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