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Shield

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Upper Sepik, April River
Culture:
Bitara people
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 62 3/8 x W. 18 1/2 x D. 3 1/2 in. (158.4 x 47 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1793
Not on view
[Wayne Heathcote, Papua, New Guinea, until 1968]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1968, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

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