Banda, Mbugbu sub-group. <em>Shield</em>, 19th century. Fiber, wood, 45 x 15 in. (114.3 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.864. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.864_front_PS5.jpg)


Artist:Banda, Mbugbu sub-group

Medium: Fiber, wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 45 x 15 in. (114.3 x 38.1 cm)


Accession Number: 22.864

Image: CUR.22.864_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Technique: basketry; oblong. Oblong basketry shield. Black and yellow woven geometric designs in bilaterally symmetrical forms. Parts of rim separated. Handle was separated. Handle is now in 5H4-5D, next to shield. CONDITION: Wet in flood 6/86. See conservation report. Worn on rim.

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