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An image of Kune kanda pine (under-arm shield) by

Tambul, Tambul-Nebilyer District, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Kune kanda pine (under-arm shield)
Place of origin
TambulTambul-Nebilyer DistrictWestern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kakoli people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1963
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
wood, incised and pecked designs, white and red pigments, machine-wove cotton sling
Dimensions

63.5 x 27.0 x 2.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
304.1978
Copyright
© Kakoli people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 18. cat.no. 249

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 40 (illus.), 54. cat.no. H143

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 94 (colour illus.), 161. cat.no. 38

Exhibition history (4)

The 'Moriarty' exhibition, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, 01 Nov 1964–31 Dec 1964

Melanesian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1966–22 May 1966

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

Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 May 2014–10 Aug 2014