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Shield (Kelibit)

19th century

Wood and probably human hair with pigment

128 × 43 × 11 cm (50 3/8 × 16 15/16 × 4 5/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.698
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Kayan or Kenyah
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Bibliography: 

Bruce W Carpenter, Indonesian Tribal Art: The Rodger Dashow Collection (Singapore: Editions Didier Millet, 2015), 210.

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