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Shield (Koraibi)

19th century

Wood with pigment and coconut shell

97 × 31 × 18 cm (38 3/16 × 12 3/16 × 7 1/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.152
Geography: 
Made in South Siberut, Mentawai, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mentawai
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Bibliography: 

Frank Wiggers and Bruce W Carpenter, eds., Mentawai Art (Singapore: Archipelago Press, 1999), 42-43.

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