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Predicate Object 19 Jul 1956 1956-07-19T00:00:00.000Z 1956-07-19T00:00:00.000Z 1956.105.2 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1956.105.2, 34681 Tongan 1998-12-18T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-03-04T04:37:29.660Z Pacific Collection Access Project Tonga 30 It would be good to carry out further research into this kali as well as 35460 to determine whether they are Tongan. Based on Fanua's comments this example is similar to 35460 and if this is the case then there are examples of similar types of kali in Fiji. This one might have been made by the maker of 35460 or someone who had the same creative imaginative brain. The legs are inserted into an unmoveable base which has been stuck or screwed into place with a wooden peg, very nice but I'll leave it for some more capable about such 'headrest' to name it for it's neither a kali hahapo or kali toloni if it's Tongan at all. woodwork Kali. Headrest. Kali are wooden pillows or headrests that are placed under the head or nape of the neck whilst sleeping or lying down. There are different types of kali that vary in construction as well as the materials used. This kali is carved from toa wood (ironwood) the headrest itself is straight, rectangular and long in shape. on the underside, at either end, there are two circular wooden ring protrusions. The hole allows for each leg to be inserted and secured. The legs are also carved from wood and are triangular shaped. headrest
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