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Dean Castle Arms and Armour

Armour

Chain mail tunic

Description:

This hauberk or as it is more commonly known chainmail tunic is made from large flat steel links which in alternate rows are riveted and welded together creating a protective mesh over the wearers' body. The collar is made up of a woven stiff material with leather being used as thread to attach this piece of material to the chainmail's shoulders of the garment.

 

Place of Production:
Possibly Turkish
Materials/Media:
Steel / Leather / Material
Dimensions:
Length - 900mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
RI_DC_0000353
Creation Date:
15th - 16th Century
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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