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Neckrest Mali, Tellem - wood, slightly encrusted greyish brown patina, in form of a two-headed animal, min. dam., fine cracks, slight traces of abrasion and insect caused damage, socle; originating from the Tellem, people who preceded the Dogon on the Bandiagara cliffs. Although the Tellem did not live in the caves except as a place of refuge, they built mud-brick granaries in some for food storage and used others for funerary rites and communal burials. The burial caves contai…

Carl Otto Hultén, Malmö, Sweden (member of the Cobra-Group)

Carl Otto Hultén, Malmö, Sweden (member of the Cobra-Group)

Carl Otto Hultén, Malmö, Sweden (member of the Cobra-Group)

South Africa, Zulu  wood, slightly shiny brown patina, strut in form of a stylized quadruped with horns (goat?),

South Africa, Zulu wood, slightly shiny brown patina, strut in form of a stylized quadruped with horns (goat?

Dogon d5952673a.jpg (1606×1024)

Dogon d5952673a.jpg (1606×1024)

www.africaandbeyond.com. Headrest of the Dogon/Tellem People of Mali.  This headrest is in the Tellem style, named after the people who inhabited the Bandiagara region prior to the arrival of the Dogon in the 15th century.  ex Richard Ulevitch collection.

Headrest - Dogon/Tellem - In the cultures of Africa, headrests were designed to preserve very elaborate hairstyles. They maintained the head at the same level as the .

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais -

Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais -

https://www.tropenmuseum.nl Tropenmuseum Amsterdam Copyright © 2018 Tropenmuseum

https://www.tropenmuseum.nl Tropenmuseum Amsterdam Copyright © 2018 Tropenmuseum

Africa | 2 headrests from the Dogon/Tellem people of Mali | Wood, with remains of black pigment

2 headrests from the Dogon/Tellem people of Mali

Dogon headrest/stool from Mali , before 1963 . Africa .

Dogon headrest/stool from Mali , before 1963 .

Dogon headrest

Catalogue novembre 2014

Dogon C 18 headrest

A small, ancient Dogon, Mali, W. Africa neck or head rest with three column design. The surfaces of this reflects the encrustation of great age. Areas of loss,

Ancient Dogon Neck Rest

A small, ancient Dogon, Mali, W. Africa neck or head rest with three column design. The surfaces of this reflects the encrustation of great age.

https://africa.si.edu/collections/view/objects/asimages/search@?t:state:flow=75dede48-52c2-4833-b7c7-d39af496b520

https://africa.si.edu/collections/view/objects/asimages/search@?t:state:flow=75dede48-52c2-4833-b7c7-d39af496b520

Sotheby’s, New York, 19 May 2001, Lot 90

Sotheby’s, New York, 19 May 2001, Lot 90

Zoomorphic Headrest, Dogon, Mali A Dogon headrest supported by a carved animal head in each end. The center has three strong feet resting on an oblong base. This headrest is carved in a hard wood.

Double Headed Zoomorphic Headrest, Dogon, Mali A Dogon headrest supported by a carved animal head in each end. The center has three strong feet resting on an oblong base. This headrest is carved in a hard wood and is in good condition.

Dogon marriage stool

Dogon marriage stool

Boni headrest

Boni headrest

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