Solomon Islands, New Georgia, Guadalcanal, Shield

This type of shield was found in New Georgia, Guadalcanal and Santa Isabel. The shield is made of a wooden frame and then interlaced with wicker. The shield is very light and can deflect spears and arrows. On the bottom is a pattern which resembles a frigate bird. The shields are also used in barter and exchange.
material & condition: Bamboo, rattan, bottom and top damaged. Inclusive base

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Additional information

Dimensions 82 × 17 × 5 cm

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