Arts of Africa
Hide, fiber, wood
late 19th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Oblong form of rattan fiber with two cane ribs down center front. Dark brown designs woven in, edges bound in hide.
Condition: Hide binding dry; some is coming loose. Wooden handle in back.
This item is not on view
Mongo. Shield, late 19th century. Hide, fiber, wood, 56 5/16 x 10 1/4 in. (143 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.850. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.850_front_PS5.jpg)
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