Fore Shield, East Highlands, Papua New Guinea
Wood, pigments, fiber
height 58 1/2in (148.6cm)
Paul Harris Collection
Private Collection, Illinois
An old collector's label on the back reads:
"Shield (Ufoze Hanko). Owner - Sao Auanio -Alive- Made by himself + fought in last tribal fighting between two clans. (Fagame + Finintego) Village - Ikanofi-Henganofi, South of Mount Hagen area"