Decorative shield, horse regalia, Nigeria

Title

Decorative shield, horse regalia, Nigeria

Identifier

1974.NC.2.12

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures

Description

Shield to ward off evil. Blue and multi-colored.

Creator

Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea

Format

Decorative shield
Cloth, horsehair, cowrie shells, metal, beads, button
Overall: 12 5/8" (32 cm)

Date

20th C.

Donor

Gift of Sterling Cook

Files

1974.NC.2.12.jpg

Collection

Citation

Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea, “Decorative shield, horse regalia, Nigeria,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed December 9, 2021, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/1040.