An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Made of thick lacquered hide, with a single brass boss
North Indian shield entirely made of wootz, including its bosses.