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Shield

Artist:
Takeni possibly
Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Sauwa or Jamas village, Pomatsj River
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 74 1/4 x W. 22 x D. 6 3/4 in. (188.6 x 55.9 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.889
Not on view
Catholic Mission, Father de Brouwer; Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

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