An image of Kolkol OR watumbiy (shoulder shield)

Irupetop

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Kolkol OR watumbiy (shoulder shield)

Other titles:
Shield with human figure motif
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Place of origin
Det, Poroma District, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Anganen people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
wood, red, black and white pigments, bamboo, machine-wove cotton sling
Dimensions
121.5 x 40.6 x 2.0 cm :
0 - Whole; 121.5 cm (47 13/16")
0 - Whole; 40.6 cm (16")
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
265.1977
Copyright
© the artist, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics