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Old 30th September 2015, 09:43 PM   #1
Timo Nieminen
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Default 3 strap Indian shield grips

I saw some interesting shield grips in some paintings illustrating the Akbarnama. As well as the usual two straps seen on Indian and Persian shields/dhal, there is a thicker central grip.

Any pointers to physical examples?

Details showing two grips like this are attached. The full paintings are at: her_Khan_Fuladi_(Left).jpg

Lots of art from the Akbarnama is available via Wikimedia Commons:
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