Shield

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
10408
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
Sulka 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Makira-Ulawa Province > Makira (San Cristobal) Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
October 26, 1967 
Acquisition method
Bequest from Father Leo Hayes 
Raw material
wood
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Wood oar-shaped shield; blade carved with string attached.

Research notes

Harry Beran a visiting researcher compiling a book on Melanesian shields for the Oceanic Art Society identified this shields cultural group as Sulka (08.05.00).

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