Unknown Artist

Shield

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Asara, Obura-Wonenara District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
possibly Asaro people
Year
collected 1968
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
carved and incised wood, pale red pigment, cane, 2-ply plant fibre thread, plant fibre bilum bag, barkcloth cord handle
Dimensions
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.
Credit
Gift of Jean Moriarty 1979
Accession number
475.1979
Copyright
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