This is a beautiful Old Clan Painted Wood Shield/Decorative Board from the Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea from the 1990's. Shields were generally painted in abstract designs with bold bright colors and clan symbols, as well as in some shields a human figure can be seen. The colored designs are painted in preparation for magic spells and are recited during the painting process to imbue the shield with protective power. This is a fabulous old shield that wonderful compliment your collection or home.Late 20th-Century Shows age and Natural Wear. 44 Inches Tall 2 Inches Wide Top 11 Inches Wide Middle 6 Inches Wide Bottom 1 Inch Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US.
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