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An Old Painted Shield, Central Australia


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Collection No. T-1698
Size 66x21cm
An Old Painted Shield, Central Australia
An Old Painted Shield, Central Australia

The finely carved and painted beanwood shield  from Central Australia has incised linear striations on both sides and was coated with a background of red ochre. The front of the shield is brightly painted blue, red & yellow depicting a abstracted snake outlined in blue. Painted shields were used for dancing during important ceremonies.

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