The colored designs are painted in preparation for war, and magic spells are recited during the painting process to imbue the shield with protective power. Red is often used; it is the color of victory. This is an amazing shield with rich coloring and designs.
It has a handle on the back. This would be a wonderful addition to your collection. It shows age and a nice patina.51" tall x 17" wide AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT THE WORLD OF BACARA.
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