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Wunda shield
(19th century)

wood, earth pigments
77.4 × 8.2 × 5.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
East Pilbara, Western Australia
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, National Cultural Heritage Fund, 2009
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
With a fluted zig-zag design in alternating bands of red ochre and white pipeclay, the reverse with incised striations and a raised carved handle.