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Massai shield
African shield
A fine painted shield

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A nice old painted Massai shield.

This old Massai shield is constructed from thick hide mounted to a central timber support and timber outer edges lashed to the pierced outer edges of the hide.
Slightly convex in shape and measuring 86cms tall and 57cms wide.
The outer surface is painted in classic Massai styling and colours being whites, dark blue and rustic reds.

Some losses to the sinew/hide stitching to one side but overall in very good condition and not often seen.
The Seme, for sale stock number s638 is shown for size comparision only.