Shield

Shield

Oval-shaped shield, thick wood piece bent and secured down by strips of wood fiber. Wood handle for holding center in back. Painted with black, silver, white, and red with with sun designs. 05/13/20: Addendum: Main part of shield is animal hide, not wood. RSM.
  • Object: Shield
  • Artist: -
  • Circa: -
  • Dimensions: 39" high 24" wide
  • Culture Area: Africa / Kenya
  • Cultural Group: Maasai
  • Cultural Context: -
  • Donor: -
  • Catalog #: 84.044