Aboriginal Bardi Shield

Old Indigenous Australian Aboriginal Bardi Shield  from Western Australia

Object type: Aboriginal Shield

Locality: Kimberley Western Australia

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1947

Length: 61 cm

Description:

This shield was collected by an American traveler in 1947 along with some woomeras that were still wrapped in a 1947 newspaper. It ihas signs of being used as a fire tool and has a good curve

Bardi Shields are far less common than Wunda shields and this is a good small example made for indigenous use.

Price: SOLD

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