Category: armor

Cuirassier’s half armor, 17th century.

Cuirassier’s half armor, 17th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Polish breastplate, 17th century.

Polish breastplate, 17th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Weapons and armor of the warrior, 11-12 centu…

Weapons and armor of the warrior, 11-12 centuries.

Alemannic grave goods, 5th century AD.

Alemannic grave goods, 5th century AD.

Tibetan lamellar armor, 17th-19th century.

Tibetan lamellar armor, 17th-19th century.

from The National Museum of Scotland

Ottoman helmet, 16th century.

Ottoman helmet, 16th century.

from The Stibbert Museum

victoriansword: Moro Warrior Wearing Plated Ma…

victoriansword:

Moro Warrior Wearing Plated Mail Armour and Holding a Barong

Although the source for this image claims Spanish influence on the armour, to me it is much closer to the Indo-Persian zirah baktar plated mail armour.

Recreation of Korean mail and plate armor, Jos…

Recreation of Korean mail and plate armor, Joseon Dynasty,

victoriansword: This ring armor was taken by …

victoriansword:

This ring armor was taken by the Devon Yeomanry Battalion from the hut of the Khalifa, Abdallahi Ibn Muhammad, who replaced the Sudanese Mahdi and lead the Mahdists warriors against the British army in the battle of Omdurman, Sept. 1898. The ring armor is made of steel rings sewn with leather strips on a leather and heavy fabric back. 13 X 18 inches. Very good condition. Some of the leather strips are torn. Few rings missing and two rings loose. This armor was displayed in the Devon Yeomanry Museum.

Gold etched suit of armor, Milan Italy, mid 16…

Gold etched suit of armor, Milan Italy, mid 16th century.

from The Cincinnati Art Museum