Shield

Shield
Shield
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pigment, Rattan, And Bast Fiber
Dimensions:
152.4 x 33 x 20.3 cm (60 x 13 x 8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Iatmul People; Simar Village, 10 Km Downstream From Tambanum Village
Provenance:

"Collected by Captain Haug, ship captain of the Hamburg South Seas Expedition, in Simar village, in 1909. Linden-Museum, Stuttgart (St. Ha. 61618); Arthur Speyer Collection, Eltville, Germany; Ernst Heinrich Collection, Bad Canstadt, Stuttgart." (Catalog #165, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 109.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.60
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

Exhibition History:

1985-88 - Linden-Museum, Stuttgart; Tribal Art Centre, Basel, 1985-88, "Art of the Sepik River."

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