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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kundu. Shield, 19th century. Wood, fiber, 55 1/8 x 9 13/16 in. (140 x 25 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1689. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1689_front_PS5.jpg)
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Technique: basketry. Basketry shield, edge bound with reed wooden handle. Design woven in black and brown. Geometric design woven in, two round front ribs. Top layer: horizontal orientation, lower layer: vertical. Two stabilizing elements running down middle, single piece of reed; ratan? wrapped with narrow fiber stripes.
Condition: handle worn, otherwise fair.
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