Shield

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7204
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Forrest River
Map
Collector
Reverend Keith Coaldrake 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend Keith Coaldrake 
Raw material
wood, ochres
Dimensions
H: W: 170 mm L: 1020 mm D: 80 mm Circum:

Description

Parrying or fighting shield. Long and thin; painted with carvings engraved on it.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

Shield, mid-20th century.

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