Shield

Shield

late 19th century
Culture
Asmat
Locale
New Guinea western Melanesia
Country
Indonesia
Object
shield
Medium
Wood, paint, and fiber
Accession Number
1991.980
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman

Asmat artist, Shield, late 19th century. Wood, paint, and fiber; 61⅞ x 15½ x 2⅜ in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman, 1991.980

Dimensions
height: 61 7/8 in, 157.1625 cm; width: 15 1/2 in, 39.37 cm; depth: 2 3/8 in, 6.0325 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Arts of Oceania
Known Provenance
Gifted 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. George G. Anderman to the Denver Art Museum