Scottish battle targe shield

The targe is a medium-sized shield from the late Middle Ages or early modern period. It is characterized by its round shape and a central fist grip. The shield front is often wavy and elaborately designed. It was particularly widespread in Italy, where it was usually used together with the side sword or the rapier. More information...

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Item number: 12805

Scottish battle targe shield

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

Originally used for battle this rugged shield is made of a dense hardwood and expertly covered with soft leather. A removable spike protrudes out the front. An historical design using both brass fittings and tacks have been added for additional beauty. Dual leather straps in the back.

All the romance of the Scottish Highlands is expertly captured in this authentic targe.

  • Diameter 51cm
  • Shield thickness, measured at the edge 1.8cm
  • Covered in brown leather and studded with brass rivets
  • Weight approx. 2567 g
  • Two leather straps are attached to the back of the shield
  • Sharp metal tip - screwed into the shield center - length 19cm

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