Tag - Datooga

Old Datooga-Taturu Shield – Tanzania

First half 20th century. Cm. 40,5 high x cm. 46,0 width (15.94″ x 18.11″); grams 636,0 (22.43 oz). The Datoonga shields are made of very thick pachyderm leather giving this characteristic colour. Constructed in typical oval form along a robust, vertical wooden strut. The leather of the shield is integrated into...