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AF601: Luo War Shield

  • AF601 : Luo War Shield
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AF601: Luo War Shield

A striking Luo war shield from East Africa. The red haired hide shield has leather binding on the edges and a vibrant and striking pattern on the front. The original natural white pigment is placed into areas that have the top layer of the hide removed to create the pattern. The handle shows a good patina from age and use.    

32" Tall by 22" Wide. Early 20th century, Kenya, Africa..    ....$2200.00

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