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Shield

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Digul River
Culture:
Awyu
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 57 7/8 x W. 24 1/2 x D. 5 1/2 in. (147 x 62.2 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1598
Not on view
Th. P.P. van Emden, Netherlands New Guinea; [Henri Kamer, Paris and New York, 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 7, 36.



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