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Collection

An image of Shield by

Map, Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Shield
Other titles:
Shield with human figure and kina shell motif
Place of origin
MapMendiSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Mendi people
Year
collected 1969
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, black, red, white earth pigments
Dimensions

132.1 x 38.1 cm:

0 - Whole; 132.1 cm

0 - Whole; 38.1 cm

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
264.1977
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Ian North (Editor), Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia: Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972, Adelaide, 1972. cat.no. 102; titled 'Shield'

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 30 (illus.), 50. cat.no. H24; titled 'Shield'

Exhibition history (2)

Arts of Oceania: Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1972–Mar 1972

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