Asmat Ceremonial war Shield

Ref : Asmat 74

Asmat Ceremonial  war Shield Collected in central Asmat in 1991, the design on this shield depict three series of  eight reversed Bipane, shell nose adornment, and one serie of six . At the top of the shield an ancestor figure holding a shield. The designs are bold and uncluttered, the edge of the shield is pierced and decorated with sago-frond tassels.

Size: 180 x 55 cm

Estimated age : 1990