Shield

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Registration number
4616
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Fassifern Valley
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Dr Wienholt 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A large sized broad shield of light coloured light-wood. The face presents a convex surface. There is no apparent engraving. The face may be weathered or painted with a light brown colour. There is a dark brown cross painted on the face. The vertical and the horizontal axis of the cross converge at the centre mid-point of the shield. There is some red paint on the handle on the back of the shield.

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