Diam. 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 5 lb. (2268 g)
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
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.
Artist: Made under the direction of Jacob Halder (British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)Date: 1586Medium: Steel, gold, leather, textileAccession: 32.130.6a–yOn view in:Gallery 371