Shield

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Registration number
40333
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
None 
Maker
None  
Associated cultural group
None 
Place
Africa > South Africa
Map
Collector
Dr Coeli Geefhuysen 
Acquisition date
November 18, 2004 
Acquisition method
Donated by Dr Coeli Geefhuysen 
Raw material
None
Dimensions
H: W: 500 mm L: 500 mm D: Circum:

Description

Circular wooden shield with hide covering nailed on. Mottled light and dark brown on hide, dark brown wood with large wooden handle on reverse.

Research notes

According to donor, shield used by Zulu in dancing, not a tourist item.

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