Mail and plate armour shirt - ROM2018_16844_5

ROM2018_16844_5

Mail and plate armour shirt

Medium:Wrought steel plates, steel wire riveted links
Geography: India, probably Rajasthan
Date: c. 1600 AD
Dimensions:
102 x 50 cm
Object number: 913.10.66.B
Not on view
DescriptionThe best known chain mail of this type is presently in the Royal Armouries in Leeds, and thought to date to c. 1600, but another is supposed to have been in the armoury at Bikaner, Rajasthan; while a painting of one in the Philadelphia Museum of Art is also from Rajasthan.
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