An image of Kolkol (shoulder shield)

Irupetop

(Papua New Guinea  – pre 1969)

Kolkol (shoulder shield)

Other titles:
Shield with human figure motif
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Det, Poroma District, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Nembi Valley (Angal-Kewa) people
Year
collected 1969
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
carved wood, red, black and white pigments, bamboo, machine-made cotton rope
Dimensions
121.5 x 40.6 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 PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'