Qing military rattan shield productionTranslation of a page from Qing regulations that describes the production of the Qing military rattan shield.
Chinese tiger shieldA large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
An unusual ḍhālA translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Indian signed dhal from GujaratAn interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
Making a Chinese rattan shield
Ever since I acquired an antique Chinese tengpai (籐牌) or "rattan shield" I had been want