6 in HIGH
(15.24 cm HIGH)
Gift of Miss Ruth Dean

Wooden head rest. Bamboo scrimshaw, owned by Edward R. Robinson. Marked on one side (D. Peterson 2/79) Pillow; bamboo tube w/ legs at either end; all over incised geometric designs and words. Cond. good; tube w/ one split 13 1/2"; one end eaten away. "Pillow. Samoa. Made of bamboo, wood, sennit. Length inscription scratched on bamoo, in addition to ornate geometric designs." (Roger Rose, 4/95)
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