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Shield

Arts of the Pacific Islands

MEDIUM Erythresia wood, ochre
DATES 19th or 20th century
DIMENSIONS 33 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. (84.5 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS 42.374.2 in red ink on handle. Old paper label glued to back reads, "578."
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 42.374.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur Wiesenberger
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Aboriginal Australian. Shield, 19th or 20th century. Erythresia wood, ochre, 33 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. (84.5 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur Wiesenberger, 42.374.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.374.2_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.42.374.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 1987
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Aboriginal Australian. <em>Shield</em>, 19th or 20th century. Erythresia wood, ochre, 33 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. (84.5 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur Wiesenberger, 42.374.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.374.2_bw.jpg)