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Shield

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf
Culture:
Elema people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 32 x W. 10 3/4 x D. 9/16 in. (81.3 x 27.3 x 1.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
1978.412.1490
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1966]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 194.



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