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Title

Shield

collected 1964


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Date

collected 1964


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

wood, bark, barkcloth cord handle, cane, natural brown and black dyes, red, blue and yellow trade store pigments


Dimensions

143.0 x 35.0 x 4.0 cm :

0 - Whole, 143 cm (56 5/16"), approx.

0 - Whole, 35 cm (13 3/4"), approx.

0 - Whole, 4 cm (1 9/16"), approx.


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

262.1978



Place

Where the work was made
Okapa District

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 34 (illus.), 52. cat.no. H101