Collection Online
earth pigments on wood, fibre
181.8 × 87.2 × 11.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Green River, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1970
© the artist
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Flat wood shield of oblong shape, narrow at the top and ending in a square central knob at one end. The design is slightly raised by flat in red-brown. Outlined in black on a white ground and of a central cruciform cross at top, bottom and centre with four pairs of radiating arms. A fibre band is tied at either side, centre and across the back.