TLF ID R7581
This is a group of three wooden Aboriginal shields from south-eastern Australia, collected in the 19th century. These shields are long and narrow with a wedge- or elliptical-shaped body. Each shield has been uniquely carved and painted by its maker. The shields range in size from 87.0 cm to 89.6 cm in length, 11.0 cm to 16.0 cm in width and 2.5 cm to 8.0 cm in depth.