Domed Shield, Cane, iron, brass, silver, pigments, leather, Tibetan

Domed Shield

Date:
possibly 15th–18th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Cane, iron, brass, silver, pigments, leather
Dimensions:
Diam. 24 in. (61 cm); H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.145
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 94–95, no. 25, ill.