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Collection

Abaninofi, Kainantu District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Shield
Place of origin
AbaninofiKainantu DistrictEastern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Kamano-Kafe people
Year
early 20th century
collected circa 1972
Media category
Arms & armour
Materials used
stone-carved wood, blackened and polished, cane, 2-ply plant fibre thread, barkcloth cord handle
Dimensions

138.0 x 50.0 x 7.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 138 cm (54 5/16"); approx.

0 - Whole; 50 cm (19 11/16"); approx.

0 - Whole; 7 cm (2 3/4"); approx.

Credit
Gift of Jean Moriarty 1979
Accession number
477.1979
Location
Not on display