Painted Hermannsburg Shield Central Australia
Object type: Aboriginal Shield
Locality: Central desert
Length: 64 cm
This early Hermannsburg shield depicts two aboriginals at a corroboree. They are dressed in sacred body paint with a feathered headdress. The detail is so fine and the artist has really captured the movement of the dance. One of the best shields Hermannsburg shields I have seen.
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