An image of Shield

Unknown Artist

Shield

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Aiyura Valley, Kainantu District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Tairora people
Year
collected 1966
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
wood, bark, white pigment, barkcloth cord handle, cane, 2-ply plant fibre thread, embedded arrow tip
Dimensions
122.5 x 50.3 x 1.8 cm :
0 - Whole; 122.5 cm; approx.
0 - Whole; 50.3 cm; approx.
0 - Whole; 1.8 cm; approx.
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
261.1978