A striking Western Highlands war shield collected in New Guinea in the 1970's. The shield is carved from hardwood and has very little convexity with the face painted with bright ochres and the upper section with a deeply engraved design. The centre has a cane boss and the top has a repair to a stable crack with cane. It measures 160cm x 56cm.The item "Striking Old War Shield Papua New Guinea 1970's" is in sale since Wednesday, October 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "dingoblood" and is located in Montville. This item can be shipped worldwide.