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African hide shield (possibly Sudanese) in rectangle shape

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African hide shield (possibly Sudanese) made from hardened animal skin cut in a flared rectangle shape with flared ends. The shield has a central ridge to the front. The back has a carved wooden structure along the entire length of the shield protruding from the bottom and forming the handle in the middle. Very dark age patina overall. The front surface of the hide is covered in animals hair (worn off in places). Approx length is 33 inches / 84 cm. Approx width (in center-narrow part) 6 inches/ 16 cm. Width at the bottom (wider part at flared base) is 12 inches /31 cm. Width at the top of the shield is 11 inches / 29 cm approx.

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 21 September, 2012.