An old shoulder or archers shield would have been carried by the bowmen and used in battle. Originating from the Mendi who inhabit the Southern Highlands of New Guinea the shield is painted with a classic design in paint and oches.
It measures 77cm x 38cm. The item "Fine Southern Highlands Shoulder Shield Papua New Guinea 1970's" is in sale since Thursday, September 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "dingoblood" and is located in Montville. This item can be shipped worldwide.