SD A LONG DINKA SHIELD WITH SPIDER WEB DESIGNS, SUDAN ( No 2000 )

This is a long leather shield from the Dinka people of Sudan. Has a simple elongated oval shape with a wooden stick handle that runs the length of the shield at the back. Ingeniously threaded through slits in the leather. Has a pinched protruding nipple at the centre. There are spider web patterns on the front indicating that it has sat untouched for a long time. The patina has a soft sheen and is well developed. In good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. Height approx 110cms

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