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Title:Buckler; Shield
Date Made:19th century
Type:Armament; Clothing
Materials:Wood and brass
Place Made:Asia; Southeast Asia; Indonesia; Sumatra
Accession Number:  MH SK L.F.5
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Label Text:
A native Malay shield from Singapore. Made of a hard black wood, round and slightly convex. Face decorated with six 4 1/8" and one central 5 3/8" brass, pierced, six pointed stars, with center nipples. Edging of small triangles done in brass wire.
Diam.: 15 1/2". Cat. 6/1/1938.


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