Covered in black leather and decorated with brass fittings, all the romance of the Scottish Highlands have been expertly captured in this authentic targe.
Originally used for battle and now mainly for decoration, this rugged shield is made of a dense hardwood and expertly covered with soft leather.
The Scottish Targe was used by the highlanders as a defence against both arrows and hand weapons. Light and manoeuvrable, it often concealing a left-hand held dirk.
This targe has an historical design using both brass fittings and tacks which have been added for additional beauty.
Sturdily built for re-enactment, and with dual heavy duty leather straps on the back to give a firm arm and hand hold.
Suitable For :- Viking Saxon Barbarian Celtic Scottish Etc - Perfect Costume Accessory
Overall: 20" in diameter