Shield, Masai, Kenya or Tanzania, Africa.

This is a beautiful old shield of the Masai tribesman in Kenya or Tanzania. Made out of dried buffalo hide on a wooden frame with a handle on the back. The front is decorated with strong geographic patterns in red, white and black natural color pigments. The shield is not only for protection but also a way of expressing Masai art and culture.

The shield is in good condition.

Heigth: 85 cm - 33.5 inch. Width: 69 cm - 27.2 inch.

From an old Dutch collection.

Price € 2850,-