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Wunda shield
(early 20th century)

earth pigments on wood
70.4 × 16.9 × 5.1 cm irreg.
Place/s of Execution
southern Pilbara, Western Australia
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 2011
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
With a fluted zig-zag design in alternating bands of red ochre and black pigment, the reverse with a fluted design in red ochre, the handle carved and raised and bearing an exceptionally fine elegant variations on a chevron design.