Mongo. <em>Shield</em>, late 19th century. Hide, fiber, wood, 56 5/16 x 10 1/4 in. (143 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.850. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.850_front_PS5.jpg)

Shield

Artist:Mongo

Medium: Hide, fiber, wood

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Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 56 5/16 x 10 1/4 in. (143 x 26 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H4, 5F

Accession Number: 22.850

Image: CUR.22.850_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong form of rattan fiber with two cane ribs down center front. Dark brown designs woven in, edges bound in hide. Condition: Hide binding dry; some is coming loose. Wooden handle in back.

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