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|Description||An oval cow hide shield, reinforced down the centre with two hide strips running through slots. The reinforcement pole that should run down the back is missing. This was held in place by eight triangular pieces of hide at the back. There is a central hand hold on the reverse.|
|Date made||circa 1870|
|Place made||South Africa|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection|
|Measurements||Overall: 840 mm x 610 mm x 40 mm|
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