Shield

Description
Parrying shield of hardwood. The reverse side has a ridged hand grip cut out. A band of skin has been bound through the handgrip and around the shield; it would have had fur on it when it was new.
Accession Loan No.
1891/7/14
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
shield
Simple Name
shield
Full Name
parrying shield (mulka)
Dimensions
whole length 915 mm; whole W 130 mm
Production Year High
1891
Production County
Victoria
Production Country
Australia
Production Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
hard wood; skin
Collection Continent
Pacific

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