The so-called Norman shield was originally meant for equestrians, but it became popular among infantrymen because it protected the foreleg. The shield is associated with the Normans who are depicted using this type of shield on the Bayeux Tapestry.
This shield is made of 10 mm thick wood and is covered with linen. The linen is glued to the wood and painted white so that it can easily be painted with your desired colours. At the back it has a belt for wearing, arm straps and padding. The shield has a height of 131 cm, a width of 56 cm and it weighs approx. 2,9 kg.
Length: 131 cm
Width: 56 cm;
Material: wood, linen;
Thickness: 1.2 cm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 7000 *
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.