Norman Shield

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Norman Shield
SKU: AH6709
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Product Name:Norman Shield

SKU: AH6709

Features

  • classic kite shield
  • plywood lined with linen
  • hand painted
  • a yellow-gold heraldic lion-beast emblazoned on vibrant red field
  • back of the shield features are three leather straps
  • approximately 46 inches tall and 28 inches wide around the curve

Description

The Normans were noted for being the first major users of the classic kite shield. A classic kite shield, featuring a slight, rounded top as well as a subtle curve to the edges of the shield, while still tapering down to a distinctive point. The shield is made from plywood lined with linen, and its face is hand painted to give it impressive detailing. The face is bright, vibrant red, while also featuring a yellow-gold heraldic lion-beast emblazoned on the front. Featured on the back of the shield are three strong leather straps for carrying and use. The shield measures approximately 46 inches tall and 28 inches wide around the curve

Historical Period

10th–12th centuries

Inspiration

Bayeux Tapestry