A circular shield consisting of wood covered with tooled leather.
Scottish targe by Unknown Artist, 1716
© National Museum of Scotland
- Wood, leather, metal, horn
- 50 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,347 ( Total: £26,524)
- Acquired in:
The five circular brass bosses are engraved with Highland scrollwork and flowers set over horn liners and pierced with hearts. The central boss unscrews to form a horn drinking cup.
Lord Glentanar, then through auction sale to R T Gwynn.