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An image of Shield and sling by
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Gumine District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea

Shield and sling
Place of origin
Gumine DistrictSimbu (Chimbu) ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Golin people
collected 1966
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, orange, black and violet pigment, cane

161.3 x 58.4 cm:

0 - Whole; 161.3 cm (63 1/2")

0 - Whole; 58.4 cm (23")

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
© Golin people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Chris Boylan and Greta North, The world of tribal arts, 'Highlands Art of New Guinea', pg. 73-83, San Francisco, Winter 1997, 79 (colour illus.). 18

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 52. H99

Exhibition history (2)

Loan exhibition of Native art from the private collection previously not displayed of Mr S G Moriarty, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 15 Sep 1966–06 Oct 1966

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -