Arts of Africa
late 19th century
46 7/8 x 22 1/16 in. (119.1 x 56 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Dark and light brown oval-shaped shield decorated with geometric motifs, including squares, rectangles, and triangles. Handle on back. Hide strap at top broken. Cane binding on handle loose. Handle attached, not firmly.
Condition: fairly good.
This item is not on view
Zande. Shield, late 19th century. Fiber, wood, 46 7/8 x 22 1/16 in. (119.1 x 56 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.856. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.856_front_PS5.jpg)
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