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Collection

Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Shield
Place of origin
Okapa DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Year
collected 1964
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, bark, barkcloth cord handle, cane, natural brown and black dyes, red, blue and yellow trade store pigments
Dimensions

143.0 x 35.0 x 4.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 143 cm (56 5/16"); approx.

0 - Whole; 35 cm (13 3/4"); approx.

0 - Whole; 4 cm (1 9/16"); approx.

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
262.1978
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 34 (illus.), 52. cat.no. H101

Exhibition history (1)

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