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Vietnamese wooden shield
Rare type of rectangular wooden shield from Vietnam.
Rare Santali shield
Peculiar shield with catching hook, used by the Santali people of Bengal.
Early Indian shield
Made of thick lacquered hide, with a single brass boss
Chinese tiger shield
A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
Signed Chinese rattan shield
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
Ottoman Kurdish kalkan
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.
An unusual ḍhāl
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
Indian signed dhal from Gujarat
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
Vietnamese rattan shield