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Title

Kune kanda pine (under-arm shield)

mid 20th century
collected 1963


Artist

Kakoli people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Kakoli people


Dates

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

304.1978


Artist information

Kakoli people

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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