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Parrying Shield

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Australia, New South Wales or Victoria, Lower Murray River region
Culture:
Lower Murray River region
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 31 1/2 x W. 1 7/8 x D. 4 in. (80 x 4.7 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.866
Not on view
William O. Oldman, London; Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, New York, until 1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 71.



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