Chain mail, iron, leather; size: 120 x 85 cm; loan from the National Museum, Paro
The workmanship of the chain mail reflects a strong Moghul metalworking influence.
Shield, rhino leather, brass; H: 11 cm, diameter: 44,5 cm; loan from Dasho Sangay Ngedup
The symbol of the sun and the moon in the upper section of the shield stands for method (upaya) and wisdom (prajna). Here it should protect the bearer through its religious power.