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Shield

Object Number:51-33-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Rattan
Plant Fiber
Outside Diameter:53 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Wetherill, 1951

Description

Wooden. Round with small knob inserted in centre; hoop binding; large grip on back with plaited fibre cord. Part of convex surface cut away and filled in white lime, the rest of the surface blackened: around knob, disc composed of 6 segments, alternately black and white; near edge serrated to form alternately black and white triangles.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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