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Shield

19th century

Wood with pigment

118 x 37 x 15 cm (46 7/16 x 14 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.183
This shield originally belonged to William Downing Webster (1868–1913), a renowned dealer and collector of Oceanic art.
Culture: 
possibly Barito
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: William Downing Webster (11 May 1868 – 14 January 1913).

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