A WORN LEAF SHAPED KONSO SHIELD FROM ETHIOPIA ( No 1407 )

This is an old and worn leather shield from the Konso tribe of Ethiopia. Has classic leaf like form, with embossed sculptural details throughout. Has a well developed patina, There is a tear in the along the spine and some nicks from the edge. Has wear commensurate with tribal use. In fair condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. height approx 100cm

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