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African Art
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Headrest (Gyimme)

early to mid-20th century

Wood

6 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in. (16.51 × 16.51 × 13.02 cm)
Gift of Frederick John Lamp, Ph.D. 1982
2012.160.1
Geography: 
Ethiopia
Culture: 
Guga, Gurage, or Oromo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Frederick John Lamp (b. 1944), New Haven, Conn. [see note 1]; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn, 2012

Notes:

[1] Frederick Lamp was the Frances & Benjamin Benenson Foundation Curator of African Art at the Gallery between 2004 and 2012

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