Wooden Flat-top Kite, curved
22 x 30″
Stitched Rawhide Edging
Copyright Nancy Garbarini
Yes, I covered this wooden shield in canvas, then painted it to look like wood!
Painted using trompe l’oeil technique to provide illusion of high relief wood carving. I made the shield as well as the painting.
Inspired by Norse Carvings from the Hylestad Church portal, approx 12-13th C.