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Wooden headrest, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
E031493 - 12/3/1928, headrest, , Rennell Island, , Solomon Islands, Pacific
Item Name:
headrest
Label:
This headrest (unguna) is from Rennell Island in the Rennell and Bellona Province of the Solomon Islands. This headrest may have been owned by a chief as it kept his head above those of people of lower status who slept with their heads on the floor or on pillows. The headrest was donated to the Museum in 1928 by Mr George Stanley, a geologist and geographer.
Region:
Rennell Island
Country:
Solomon Islands
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
12/03/1928
Registration Number:
E031493
Associated Stories:
DOMICILE
Images
1:
Wooden headrest, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
2:
Wooden headrest, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
3:
Wooden headrest, Solomon Islands. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno