Eso. <em>Shield</em>, late 19th century. Wood, wire, fiber, leather, 26 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (67.9 x 32.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.859. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.859_front_PS5.jpg)

Shield

Artist:Eso

Medium: Wood, wire, fiber, leather

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Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 26 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (67.9 x 32.1 cm)

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Museum Location: 5H4-5I

Accession Number: 22.859

Image: CUR.22.859_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Rectangular, convex. Constructed of three pieces of wood, held together on the back with wire and wooden strips. A handle on the back is covered with rush. The front area is engraved with vertical rows of lines, alternating with crosshatched pattern. At center is a zigzag-patterned band. Condition: poor.Third strip of wood has become detached from rest of shield. This strip is broken in three places.

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