Burgundian Pavise



Bogenschützenschild. Mit Andreaskreuz und Feuerstählen. Stammt aus der Burgunderbeute 1476/77. Buchenholz, überzogen;; : Leder, bemalt. 1450 - 1475. Herkunft: Zürich (ZH), Zeughaus. Masse: Höhe 96 cm, Breite 48.2 cm, Tiefe 1.8 cm. (KZ-386)
Source: webcollectionalt.nationalmuseum.ch

A reconstruction

A pavise, with gold steles, black flints, and red cross and flames; the field was probably originally white.



A Burgundian Infantry Archer with a Pavise in Armies of the Middle Ages, volume 1 by Ian Heath, based on this Pavise
15th Century Illustratiuons of Costume and Soldiers