GORGEOUS SUMATRA RATTAN BASKETRY FIGHTING SHIELD
Origin: Indonesia, Likely Sumatra, Aceh people
Period/Date: Early 20th century
Materials: bent wood, rattan
Description: This handsome round basketry shield is in pristine condition for its age. It has gorgeous symmetry and meticulous construction with a braided rim. It features a dual loop pass through arm handle with advanced use patina. We believe it to be a type of Aceh shield without the commonly attached star medallions, but have not fully confirmed its origin. A custom display stand (not seen) is included.
Dimensions: Width 15.75" (40 cm), Depth/ thickness 2.75" (6.5 cm)
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