Bahau - Borneo, East Kalimantan - Indonesia

Dimensions: Height 31", Width 16"
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A plain small Bahau softwood shield, attached with rattan strips running the length of the shield on one side and secured on the back affixed to the handle. Attached with charms, buttons, trade beads and small pear shaped earring like ornaments. On the other side of the back, two hollow bamboo offcuts inserted into a bamboo rod that has been fastened to the shield. These items are said to be used by guitar-like strumming method in which to attract animals during hunting.
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