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Tsonga Neckrest (xiqamelo)

Creation date: 19th Century
Creation place: South African

Other Information

Type: Headrest
Medium and Support: Wood
Credit Line: Gift of Sana Art Foundation
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/4 in. (13.97 x 17.78 x 8.26 cm)
Currently on view


Newberry Prynnsberg Estate and Museum, Clocolan, South Africa (1881 - 1995)

The Edward M. Smith Family Art Foundation, Escondido, CA (1995 - 2005)

Sana Art Foundation, Escondido, CA (2005 - 7/9/2009)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (7/9/2009 - )


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

South African Sana Selection Mesa College , 8/31/2010 - 00/00/00

Personal Pathways & Pacific Horizons San Diego Museum of Art , 9/7/2010 - 9/30/2012

Visible Vaults The San Diego Museum of Art , 11/12/2016 - 00/00/00


This object has the following bibliographic references:

Teri Sowell, PhD. Asking For Eyes University Art Gallery, SDSU. San Diego, 2004
Page Number: 12, Figure Number: 8b

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