Arts of Africa
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Technique: basketry; oblong. Oblong basketry shield. Black and yellow woven geometric designs in bilaterally symmetrical forms. Parts of rim separated. Handle was separated. Handle is now in 5H4-5D, next to shield.
CONDITION: Wet in flood 6/86. See conservation report. Worn on rim.
This item is not on view
Banda, Mbugbu sub-group. Shield, 19th century. Fiber, wood, 45 x 15 in. (114.3 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.864. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.864_front_PS5.jpg)
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