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Helmet  Date:     13th–16th century Culture:     Tibetan or Mongolian

Multi-Plate Helmet of Thirty-One Lames Date: possibly century Culture: Mongolian or Tibetan

Turban Helmet  late 15th century Helmets of this type are usually called turban helmets because of their large bulbous shape and the flutings that imitate the folds of a turban. Because certain dervish groups wore turbans wound with a prescribed number of folds to represent an important mystical number, it is likely that turban helmets were regarded not merely as armor but also a kind of religious insignia, their very shape marking the wearer as a fighter in the Holy War. Turban helmets....

Date: late century Culture: Iranian Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with gold and silver Dimensions: Length 12 in. ( cm) Width 10 in.

Tibetan, Mongolian, or Chinese multiplate 42 lame helmet, 15th century, this helmet is distinguished by the cusped edge and central ridge of its lames and by the decoration of its plume finial and brim, which are damascened in gold and silver with motifs including a flaming sword of wisdom (center of the brim), and repeating tight concentric spirals. The proportions of the helmet bowl are small enough to suggest that it was made for a child or a very young man. Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

Tibetan, Mongolian, or Chinese multiplate 42 lame helmet, century, this…

A Mongolian helmet from the 15th-17th century.

“Tibetan Arms and Armor From the Permanent Collection” au MET, New York - Alain.

Ottoman tombak (gilded copper) chichak, 17th century, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry (sipahi) , consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak.

Ottoman tombak (gilded copper) chichak, century, a type of helmet (migfer)…

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name.

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the century by…

Officer's helmet from Korea, Asia. Collected by S. Wakefield. Given to the Museum in 1906.  This is a very ornate officer's helmet from Seoul in South Korea. It probably dates to the early 16th century and would have belonged to a wealthy man.

Officer's helmet from Korea, Asia. Collected by S. Given to the Museum in This is a very ornate officer's helmet from Seoul in South Korea. It probably dates to the early century and would have belonged to a wealthy man. by sandy

TÜRK KOZMOLOJİSİ: TÜRK MİĞFER VE SAVAŞ MALZEMELERİ

elmet (migfer) with Saint-Irene Arsenal mark, originally worn in the century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an ex

Helmet Headgear Circassian Cherkess Caucasus

Helmet Headgear Circassian Cherkess Caucasus

Tatar soft helmet (Шапка бумажная), 17 c. Used by Ermak - conqueror of Siberia, the Russian commander of Tsar Ivan the Terrible.

Tatar helmet, 17 c. used by the cosaque Ermak, conqueror of Siberia, the Russian commander sent by Tsar Ivan the Terrible

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