The so-called kite shields was originally designed for cavalrymen, but became popular amongst foot soldiers because it protected their fore legs. The kite shield is associated mainly with the Normans, who can be seen using it on the Bayeux tapestry.
This battle-ready Norman shield is made from plywood and ideal for combat. It is 134 cm high, max. 56 cm wide and weighs ca. 2,85 kg.
Length: 134 cm
Width: 56 cm;
Thickness: 1 cm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 10000 *
This item cannot be shipped to countries outside the EU due to its length.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.