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Shield, D58.143

Physical Description

Ovoid mid-brown, dark-brown and light-brown woven cane shield. Woven circular edge surrounding entire shield. Handle on bottom constructed from light-brown wood, and attached by plaited zigzag threaded fibres. Circular depression on underside of handle to help with holding. Top side has triangular and circular patches of dark-brown colouring. Ends have semicircular woven areas.

Provenance

Items brought back from the region by David MacDonald

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1381 x 404 x 82mm

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