Canoe Shield (Utukwei [?])

Date: early to mid-20th century
Geography: Papua New Guinea, Swagup village, Middle Sepik River
Culture: Nggala
Medium: Sago palm petioles, wood, fiber, paint
Dimensions: H. 51 x W. 49 x D. 5 in. (129.5 x 124.5 x 12.7 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.1705

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