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Collection

Kiburu, Mendi River, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Shoulder shield
Place of origin
KiburuMendi RiverSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Angal people
Year
collected 1969
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, white earth pigment
Dimensions

127.0 x 43.2 cm:

0 - Whole; 127 cm (50")

0 - Whole; 43.2 cm (17")

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
266.1977
Copyright
© Angal people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

John Baily., Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia: Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972, 'Art of Oceania', Adelaide, 1972. cat.no. 104; not paginated

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 30 (illus.), 50. H26; 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 -