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Awyu people Papua, Indonesia
Parrying shield 20th century Description: Shield, for parrying or used in dancing, highly stylized with linked diamond patterns and white centre field, red and black paint
Title Notes: no.65
Place made: Mappi or Ederah River, Papua province, Indonesia Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, ochre, lime
Dimensions: 95.5 h x 27.0 w x 8.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1850