Africa | "Ndome" shield from the Kikuyu people of Kenya | Wood and pigments | 19th century || November 2013 Catalogue, pg 67

"Ndome" shield from the Kikuyu people of Kenya - Wood and pigments - century - November 2013 Catalogue, pg 67

Africa | Shield "ndome" from the Kikuyu people of Kenya | Wood, polychrome paint || During initiations junior warriors of the Kikuyu painted their faces and bodies and wore shields like this on their upper arms. Craftsmen called "muumburo", or the initiates themselves, scraped, redesigned and repainted these shields, which the initiates customarily inherited like treasured heirlooms from older male members of the family.

during initiations junior warriors of the Kikuyu painted their faces and bodies and wore shields like this on their upper arms.

richard salley etched metal for the stamp

18 gauge copper sheet for stamps brass escutcheon pins etching solution butane torches and fuel flux copper chain cabachons sterling silver bezel cups Handouts

Africa | Shield from the Kikuyu people of Kenya | Wood, plant fiber, cord and pigment | ca. 1930s/40s

KIKUYU "ndome" (initiation arm shield), Kenya, ca. Wood, plant fiber, cord and pigment.

African, AN EAST AFRICAN PAINTED LEATHER SHIELD . Early 20th century. 32inches high x 24 inches wide (81.3 x 61.0 cm). ...

Twentieth-century Masai warrior's buffalo-hide shield from east Africa; the painted symbols/sirata identify the holder's age, clan and battle feats.

Thomas Murray :: Kikuyu Shield, Kenya

] Shield Kenya Wood, pigment Early Century 16 x 8 x cm Kikuyu shields are justly prized for their abstraction and appealing use of color. Smaller dance shields of this type are rare.

Gabon Mask - Aduma - Tribal Art - African Mask This Aduma mask is 17 long with traces of white pigment. There is also a native repair t.

BOUCLIER, MASAÏ, KENYA A MAASAI SHIELD, KENYA en cuir tanné et peint, de forme ovale, convexe. La face, divisée par une bande centrale, est ...

BOUCLIER, MASAÏ, KENYA A MAASAI SHIELD, KENYA en cuir tanné et peint, de forme ovale, convexe. La face, divisée par une bande centrale, est ...

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