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Title

Shield


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Frieda River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

carved wood, red, black and white natural pigments


Dimensions

170.2 x 81.3 cm :

0 - Whole, 170.2 cm (67")

0 - Whole, 81.3 cm (32")


Credit

Purchased 1969


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA1.1969



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 94 The Upper Sepik

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jul 1970, 547 (illus.). no. 53