Zande. <em>Shield</em>, 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)



Medium: Fiber, wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 46 7/8 x 22 1/16 in. (119.1 x 56 cm)


Accession Number: 22.856

Image: CUR.22.856_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum