Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shield

Date:
17th–18th century or later
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Wood, leather, brass, iron
Dimensions:
Diam. 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 5 lb. (2268 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.765
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, ME, 1934. p. 605, fig. 773.

Norman, A. V. B. "A Highland Targe (Targaid) of about 1715 at Duff House, Banffshire." The Journal of the Arms and Armour Society XV (March 1998). p. 418-425.



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