A unusually old Tanzania shield made of hard buffalo leather. Constructed in typical oval form along a robust, vertical wooden strut (on the back) and with an outer frame made of wood. The leather of the shield is integrated into this wood construction and stretched by means of leather strips. The large vertical strut also serves as the grip of the shield, featuring a leather hand guard. The front of the external side outside shows noticeable remains of the original red, black and white paintwork that is typical of Tanzania shields. Overall an interesting object with impressive, old usage
Height: 64cm, Width: 59.5cm
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