Posted by: nativeiowan | January 31, 2010

very old nut and putty shield

This does not look like much but it an interesting piece. It is made from hardwood sticks wrapped in loya and covered with nut shells and “chita” putty. It weights at least 7 kilos. You would have had to be strong to haul this puppy over field and dale.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: