shield (weapons: accessories)

Shield, circular, brass with a welded lip around the edge; intricately decorated in floral patterns, using red and blue enamel and pecked out techniques. A green velvet pad is attached to the centre back by four large rivets, which are disguised on the front by four bosses.

fighting

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