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Shield, Dekat
Shield, Dekat
Date:
19th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood And Pigment
Dimensions:
160 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm (63 x 12 x 9 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Kaningara Village; Kaningara Language Speakers
Provenance:

"Collected on La Korrigane Expedition, 1935 (D.39.3/856) in Kaningara village. The purchase price was a small axe. Ernst Heinrich Collection, Bad Canstadt, Stuttgart." (Catalog #276, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 127.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.59
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 - Tribal Art Centre, Base, 1985-88, "Authority and Ornament."

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