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Shield

Object Number:2004-18-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tanzania
German East Africa
Date Made: 1905-1907
Early Date: 1905
Late Date: 1907
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Wood
Paint
Technique:Woven
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Kurt Eugen Traub, Jr. and Katharine-Leigh Traub Lemire in memory of their father, 2004

Description

Large leather shield with red and black design painted on front; back is concave with wooden handle attached by leather straps; outer wooden frame woven to body of shield with thin strips of leather.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Acquisitions: Masai Shields ( Mar 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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