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Tatami hachi gane / hitai ate (forehead protector) with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck guard).

Tatami hachi gane / hitai ate (forehead protector) with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck guard).

Tatami hachi gane / hitai ate (forehead protector) with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck guard).

Tatami hachi gane / hitai ate (forehead protector) with kusari shikoro (chain armor neck guard).

Japanese Edo Period kusari katabira and kusari zukin (mail armor jacket and hood).

Japanese Edo Period kusari katabira and kusari zukin (mail armor jacket and hood). Note: this looks like Euro I thought japanese Camille had a hex structure?

I think that armour is one of the hallmarks of civilisation. I speak here of civilisation in the classic sense: agrarian, stratified, com...

I think that armour is one of the hallmarks of civilisation. I speak here of civilisation in the classic sense: agrarian, stratified, com...

Japanese hachi-gane (forehead protector), Edo period, lightweight, portable armor for the head.

Japanese hachi-gane (forehead protector), Edo period, lightweight, portable armor for the head.

Indian (Deccan) khula-khud (helmet), zirah baktar (mail and plate shirt) 17th Century approx. 95 cm. long, the long-sleeved mail shirt with eight frontal plaques embellished with gilt mounts, the back with five vertical rows of small plaques, Persian / Ottoman bazu band (vambrace/arm guard), pair of red leather boots with one Ottoman mail-and-plate kolçak (greaves or shin armor).

Indian (Deccan) khula-khud (helmet), zirah baktar (mail and plate shirt) Century

Indian mail and plate helmet of twelve iron sections formed to look like scales radiating from a disc on top and connected with chain links. The neck and cheek guards provide extra protection, seized after the defeat of Tipu Sultan, May 4th 1799. The victors, the British East India Company, collected a vast quantity of Indian arms and armour from the battlefield and shipped them back to Britain, distributing them as gifts to various influential political figures of the turn of the 19th…

Indian mail and plate helmet of twelve iron sections formed to look like scales…

Ancient Chinese Military Armor Uniforms for Men

Ancient Chinese Military Armor Uniforms for Men layering techniques are used here and shapes ideas for design

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