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Shield

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Yentschemangua village, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Nyaura Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood, paint, bamboo, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 53 1/2 x W. 17 x D. 4 in. (135.9 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.714
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1952]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1952, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 163.



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