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Targe
Time Period: 12th-18th century
Location: Scotland
Common Construction: Wood and Leather

The targe is a circular Scottish small shield about 20 inches in diameter. It is constructed out of oak or pine and covered in leather. Many targes are decorated with tooling or ornamental metal tacks. A spiked metal umbo could be attached to some shields.

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