Ngombe Shield - Mongo people, D.R. Congo

Ngombe Shield - Mongo people, D.R. Congo

$1,800.00
Title: Ngombe shield
Material: Natural fiber basketry, wood & pigments
People: Mongo Description: After the surface of a wide and narrow basketry shield was woven, the shield maker attached it to a wooden frame. On the backside, a wooden board was sewn on with rattan strips to serve as a handle. The shields of great warriors were decorated with distinct patterns to distinguish between friend and foe.

56" x 17"

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