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Shield

Date:
17th–18th century or later
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Wood, leather, brass
Dimensions:
Diam. 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm); D. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 13 oz. (3997.3)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.730
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine, 1934. p. 605, fig. 773.

Maxwell, Stuart. "The Highland Targe." Scottish Art Review 9 (1963). p. 2–5, 33.

Reuck, Anthony de. "Greenwich Revisited: or Gunpowder and the Obsolescence of Armour." The Journal of the Arms and Armour Society 15, no. 7 (March 1998). pp. 418–25.



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