Kirdi/Podoko, Cameroon/Chad, Africa

Wicker, Raw Cotton, Possibly Insect Cocoon

36 1/3” Tall x 9” Wide

20th C.
Provenance:  Ex.  Andres Moraga
This raw, organic, tactile shield is from the border region of Chad and Cameroon.  While appearing to be crudely built, it feels completely modern.  Could this have inspired Andy Goldsworthy?