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Shield

Object Number:CG2001-3-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bagobo (uncertain)
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Hair
Peel
Pigment
Length: 93 cm
Width: 38 cm

Description

Bagobo shield type. On front, bands of red pigment following edges of shield and around boss in center. Lines of tiny stars beside red stripes, and centipede-like sets of chevrons. On back, pattern of broad stripes in center panel. Tufts of hair along bottom and at ends of crosspieces. Much hair missing. Canvas tag similar to tag on shield P5073, with similar handwriting.

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