Headrests

Shaped supports for the head either made as separate objects, as used in some African cultures, or as attachments to other objects, such as used on the backs of motor vehicle seats or barbers' chairs.

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27668
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headrests
headrest
head-rests
hoofdsteunen Dutch
hoofdsteun Dutch
neksteun Dutch
neksteunen Dutch
reposacabezas Spanish

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Shaped supports for the head either made as separate objects, as used in ancient Egypt and other African cultures, or as attachments to other objects, such as used on the backs of motor vehicle seats or barbers' chairs.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300248658. The J. Paul Getty Trust.