Kainke (war shield)
- Temporary exhibitions gallery
- Place of origin
Eastern Highlands Province,
Papua New Guinea
- Cultural origin
- Tairora people
- mid 20th century
- Arms & armour
- wood, incised designs, pale red pigment, rattan, plant fibre string, looped plant-fibre string bag, bast sling
- 114.0 x 47.0 x 2.0 cm
0 - Whole; 114 cm (44 7/8"); approx.
0 - Whole; 47 cm (18 1/2"); approx.
0 - Whole; 2 cm (13/16"); approx.
- Gift of Jean Moriarty 1979
- Accession number
- © Tairora people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics