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Shield

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Object Number:29-50-495
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kanduonum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Grass
Pigment
Length: 167 cm
Width: 40 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:12 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Oblong. Fringed with tufts of grass. Painted and carved decoration includes 3 conventionalized human-animal masks in a continuous vertical row.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River.. The Art Institute of Chicago. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 42-43 (No. 73)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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