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Title

Shield

collected 1969


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Shield with human figure and kina shell motif


Cultural origin

Mendi people


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

264.1977



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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'