African Tribal Art Wooden Carved statue tribal wood Bamileke Wooden Shields-33.3/28.2 CM. Bamileke Wooden Bamileke Shields (Armor). These beautiful Geometric pattern and shaped shields come from the Bamileke people of Cameroon.
Hand-carved out of one piece of wood. The surface features geometric patterns covered in Kaolin (white clay). The back has a Thick wooden handle on the inside for gripping. Traditionally these shields were used as defensive weapons and decorative objects, Symbolizing Status and Wealth. Today these African Shields are a favorite among designers, decorators, and art collectors.An original patina covers the item. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to Canada.