what is this

dogpatchbcJune 9, 2012

Hi, i found this at a second hand store 20 years ago, still wondering what this is, hope you guys can help. Thanks

Here is a link that might be useful: ?

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I suspect it is a type of shield made by a traditional aboriginal person from the north of Australia or possibly New Guinea.
Here is an example of a similar one; there are others on the internet:

Here is a link that might be useful: Aboriginal Australian shield

    Bookmark   June 9, 2012 at 1:12PM
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Thanks for the help, mystery solved, Now to find the value, prices seem to be all over the map.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2012 at 2:17PM
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