Rawhide War Shield.
This is an authentic Native American Navajo Indian made rawhide mandala war shield.
Rawhide is stretched over a leather wrapped hoop and laced in place with heavy matching rawhide lace.
Skillfully,hand painted on the front with American Indian symbols,this shield is also decorated with wooden beads,prayer feathers on leather straps.
The centre has a hand beaded sun with hanging shells.
The circumferance is aprox 13inches across.
This Indian Mandala is a perfect wall ornament and is a one of a kind treasure that would make a great gift.