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>Costume Studies
>>1896 Oromo cavalry
Subject: cavalry
Culture: Oromo/Galla
Setting: Ethiopian empire, 19th-early 20thc
Object: shield

* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai
"Shield, probably 1800s
Galla people (Somalia, eastern Africa)
Molded and tooled hide
Weight: 4 lb. 12 oz. ..."

event photos

* Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art > Weapons and Warriors
"Rhino Shield
rhinoceros hide ..."

* Houston Museum of Natural Science > Lucy's Legacy

* Forest Fenn