Mentawai shield

Highly scarce Mentawai shield with beautifull painted spiralmotifs.The handguard of a half coconut .

Two glued cracks, light damage and two tiny pieces restored. 

provenance : Ex Knil Luitenant Van Boxtel , who served the army  till the WO2 . I bought this piece together with some arrows from his grandson.

Size:  109 cm.

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