19TH CENTURY FIJIAN KALI NECKREST
Origin: W. Polynesia, Fiji
Period/Date: Likely mid 19th century
Materials: Bamboo, wood, sennit
Description: This classic neckrest with bamboo pillow shows long use and skilled construction techniques! It had two wedge feet, one having a broad rectangular base and the other one tapering to points. The feet are attached with a marvelous hidden sennit technique which is finished with wooden pegs inserted into the bottom feet which secure the sennit to the bamboo. A well used example with a varied patina.
Dimensions: Length 21.5" (55 cm), Height 5.5" (14 cm), Width 5.25" (13.5 cm)
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