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Shield (Klau or Kliau)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Borneo
Culture:
Kenyah or Kayan peoples
Medium:
Wood, paint, human hair, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 56 x W. 19 3/4 in. (142.2 x 50.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, Hungary; [Emile Deletaille, Brussels, until 1977]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1977–1988

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 133, 226-7.



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