The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Shield
  • Shield
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Sind or Kutch, India
  • early 18th century
  • Rhinoceros hide, iron, gold, silver and metallic polychromatic colours, carved and damascened (Koftgari)
  • Diameter: 57.1 cm
  • OA1980
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914