WESTERN DESERT WUNDA SHIELD
Period/Date: Early 20th century
Materials: Wood, red ocher and charcoal pigments
Dimensions: Height 27.5" (70 cm), Width 5.5" (14 cm)
Description: This classic "wunda" shield features bold bands of red ocher and charcoal pigments. Its face and back side have deeply "fluted" grooves. Dry mellow patination. It is presented on a custom metal display stand.