Asmat Shield Irian Jaya of carved wood and natural pigments in white and red
It is decorated with drawings of the tail of cuscus, a marsupial native to Papua New Guinea, vegetable fringes on the sides and an ancestor figure crowning the shield.
Origin: West Papua (Formerly Irian Jaya), Indonesia
Ethnic Group: Asmat
Period: Mid S.XX
Measurements: 48cm wide x 148cm high
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