An image of Kuman (war shield)

Unknown Artist

Kuman (war shield)

Other titles:
Shield and sling
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Gumine District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Golin people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1966
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
wood, punctated designs, black and orange ochre pigments, pale blue mineral pigment (vivianite), clay, plant fibres, rattan sling, remains of arrow
Dimensions
161.3 x 61.0 x 2.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
260.1978
Copyright
© Golin people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics