codpiece | Fashion History Timeline
Period: 16th century. When worn with trunk-hose, the codpiece was padded and very prominent and tied to the hose with points. Period: 17th and 18th centuries. When the projecting pouch was discarded the term was often applied to the front fastening of the breeches, and, in the 18th century, occasionally to the front fall of the breeches."Read more
Armor (Gusoku) 18th century - The Metropolitan Museum …
Armor (Gusoku) 18th century Japanese. Not on view A gusoku is a "complete set" of armor, and is the common name for an armor style developed in the late Muromachi period (1392–1573). Read More. Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded. Public Domain. Open Access. As part ...Read more
French Armour - 56 For Sale on 1stDibs | french armor ...
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Arms, Armor and Weapons. View Full Details. 18th Century Heraldry Crest. 18th Century Turquoise-Set Inscribed with the Name of Tipu Sultan. Located in London, GB. An 18th century turquoise-set. It was a gift for Tipu Sultan from the French troops, the blade therefore is a fine quality French blade with ...Read more
AIC: Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance
Knife (Piha Kaetta), 18th–19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Arms and Armor. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935 Size: L. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm ...Read more
Historical Replica Swords - Museum Replicas
One-handed swords were first developed by the Celts of northern Europe and the British Isles, who fought from horseback. Similar longer bladed swords were quickly adopted by the Romans in the form of the Spatha which was used by their mounted troops. One-handed swords saw use across Europe for cutting through mail armor and leather armor, and slashing (draw-cutting) …Read more
Arming a knight in the 13th century – Catherine Hanley
The main defensive armour of the period, of course, was made out of mail (note: the correct term is 'mail', not 'chain mail', a phrase which only came into use in the nineteenth century). The standard early thirteenth-century pattern is for each link …Read more
Was armor used in the 18th century? - Quora
Many officers wore armor but not in the way you might think. They often wore the "gorget" which in medieval time was a brass or steel breastplate that fit over the head to protect the neck and breast. By the 1700s and 1800s it was reduced to a symbolic piece of metal worn with a chain around the neck to denote "superior" status.Read more
Medieval leather armor for sale | Steel Mastery
But leather armor also had a positive sides, because of its viscosity leather armor was a good protection against arrows. The alternation in the armor of the boiled leather and rawhide gave very good protection against arrows, chopping and stabbing hits. The weight of leather armor varies from a few kg to twenty or even thirty killograms.Read more
How effective was the armor of the 17th and 18th century ...
Answer (1 of 4): The breastplate worn by cuirassiers in the 17th and 18th century could stop pistol and short carbine bullets even at close range. At least that is what I gather from some period accounts. Peter Drake, depicted below in the red uniform of the French gendarmes, got a …Read more
The Winged Hussars of Poland -- myArmoury.com
Some suits of armour with single or double wings, dating from the late 17th or early 18th century, have survived in Polish collections; their battens are straight with the top curved at a contiguous angle, only the armour at Wawel Castle having a pair of wings of S-form (Fig. 15).Read more
Armour - Ambrose Antique Guns, Antique Firearms, Guns ...
A very nice and high quality example of an 18th/19th Century Chinese Archer's (thumb) Ring, ca. 1800. For similar examples, please see Stone's: "Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor". Price: $675.00. A 15th/16TH CENTURY GERMAN? WAR-TYPE LANCE HEAD, ca. 1450-1600: In overall very good untouched condition ...Read more
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Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier ...
Armor of the Yokohagidō Type, Nanbokuchō period,1333–1392 (helmet); mid-Edo period, 18th century (suit), ©The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, Dallas. Photograph by Brad Flowers. Eboshi-Shaped Helmet and Half Mask, late Muromachi to Momoyama period, late 16th century ©The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, Dallas. Photograph by ...Read more
Armor 18th century - Chinese | The Metropolitan Museum …
Armor 18th century Chinese. Not on view This armor was undoubtedly for a high-ranking military official. It is very similar to a set donated by the Qianlong emperor to a Tibetan monastery in 1757. Read More. Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded. ...Read more
Functional Art: Armor of the Samurai | Unframed
In LACMA's newest installment, Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, viewers are invited to witness the evolution of Japanese armor from the 12th to the 19th century.As described by LACMA curator Robert T. Singer, the exhibition calls attention to "the fantasy, [and] humor of Japan's art in a traditional, three-dimensional way."Read more
Couch Curator: Criticising the Catalogue – 18th Century ...
The pieces of Japanese armour in the Museum of Leathercraft form an almost-complete set of tatami-gusoku (folding set) from the 18th Century or late Edo Period. The set includes a collapsible helmet, a cuirass stitched to a bodice made from hemp, shoulder guards, thigh guards, armpit guards, armoured sleeves, greaves and a pair of woven sandals ...Read more
Samurai armor for Ashigaru, late 18th Century : Strana ...
Title: Samurai armor for Ashigaru, late 18th Century, Price: $875 USD REDUCED, Category: Antiques & Collectibles, Shop: Strana & Antic, Description: Samurai armor for Ashigaru Item: Yoroi (armor) and Kabuto (helmet) Material: Cotton, wrought iron Edo period (1600-1868) Country of origin: Japan Good condition: There are some small damages, seeRead more
Armour in the 18th century - findatwiki.com
Armour in the 18th century was minimalist and restricted almost entirely to cavalry, primarily to cuirassiers and, to a lesser degree, carabiniers and dragoons.Armour had been in rapid decline since the Thirty Years War, although some archaisms had lingered on into the early years of the 18th century, like Austrian cuirassiers with buff coats and lobster-tailed helmets or Hungarian …Read more
Swords and Sabers - By The Sword
18th Century Cut and Thrust Sword This 18th Century Cut and Thrust sword has a blade of EN45 high carbon steel and a hilt of cast brass. The scabbard is crafted from wood and is finished with a leather overwrap and brass fittings.Read more
Samurai | Denver Art Museum
The exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection tells the iconic story of Japanese samurai through 140 objects from one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of samurai armor and accoutrements in the world.. Surrounded by murals and war regalia, visitors will be immersed in the life, culture, and …Read more
Scotland The Brave Scottish Arms and Gear Claymores Dirks ...
This is a replica of an 18th century Scottish Broad Sword with great attention paid to the balance, ornate hilt, and sheath. The blade of the sword is stainless …Read more
Naval armour - Wikipedia
A torpedo bulkhead is common on the more heavily armoured warships, especially battleships and battlecruisers of the early 20th century. It is designed to keep the ship afloat even if the hull was struck underneath the belt armour by a shell or by a torpedo.. After the lessons learned during World War I, many capital ships were refitted with double, triple, or even quadruple …Read more
Why didn't soldiers wear armor in the 1700s and 1700s when ...
"Body armor, restricted to a breast and backplate, fell in and out of use during the 18th century; for example British cavalry entered the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714) without body armour, although they readopted it during the conflict.Read more
Medieval Weapons & Armour
Plate armour was standard in European combat from about 1400 until the middle of the 17th century. Good suits of plate would usually stop an arquebus ball at long range. It was a common practice to "proof" (test) armour by firing a pistol or arquebus at a new breastplate.Read more
cuirass bodice | Fashion History Timeline
Penelope Byrde in Nineteenth-Century Fashion (1992) describes the cuirass bodice and the origins of its name: "The cuirass bodice did indeed have the appearance of the piece of armour. Its tight fit was achieved by cutting it with five seams at the back, from the top of the shoulder and slanting towards the waist, while the darts in front ...Read more
Japanese Gusoku Vase
The detailing on our glass vase recalls a magnificent 18th-century gusoku (armor) in The Met collection. Forged by Bamen Tomotsugu (Japanese, active 18th century), the last great master of the Bamen School of armorers, this impressive suit exhibits workmanship of the highest quality and serves as a fine example of late tōsei-gusoku (modern armors) from a period before the …Read more
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Highland Weapons | Scottish Tartans Authority
Brigantiflis ~ light armour. This is a corruption of brigantine which was a kind of armour used in the 15th & 16th centuries. ... knife was for use when no other weapons were to hand and it is believed that it became more commonly used in the late 18th century between 1746 and 1782 when the Hanoverian Government banned weapons throughout Scotland.Read more
16th-century armour in motion - YouTube
The Masterpiece armour in motion. This armour is made with reconstructed 16th-century tools to look like a Swedish made armour from 1560. It weighs 34 kg and...Read more
18th Century and Earlier Arms, Armor Weapons - 66 For Sale ...
Shop 18th century and earlier arms, armor weapons at 1stDibs, a premier resource for antique and modern collectibles and curiosities from top sellers …Read more
Islamic & Oriental Arms & Armor |Hundred & One Antiques ...
Antique 17th -18th Century Turkish Ottoman Gold Gilt Tombak Islamic Stirrup. Price. $3,800.00. Quick View.Read more
Indopersian – Fagan Arms - Fagan Arms – Fagan Arms
mughal armor piercing arrowhead, 17th-18th century $ 65.00. sold. fine persian kilij. sold. indopersian armor piercing dagger katar. sold. fine indopersian horseman's sword, 18th century. sold. indopersian jade hilt khanjar. quick look. indopersian khanjar $ 575.00. sold. indopersian armor piercing arrow.Read more
Armor – Darkwood Armory
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16th Century Weapons | FreebookSummary
In the 16th Century War was very common, which is why we will be talking about weapons, armour and soldiers below. Weapons: During the 16th century most of England and Europe was at war. This lead to the development of new and improved weaponry. The quick development of weapons at that time period is still a trademark in time.Read more
Unusual Historicals: Research: 12th Century Armor
The disadvantage is that they weren't nearly as well protected as the 15th and 16th Century warriors. In any century up until modern times, warriors had to buy their own armor, and a good suit cost more money than most common men would see in a lifetime. Sources European Historical Overview by David Kuijt 12th Century Arms and Armour JacquieRead more
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Steel Mastery is a famous custom armor maker with worldwide delivery. In our medieval one-stop shop you can order and buy top quality Medieval Dresses and clothing, Viking, Steel and Leather Armour to your personal measurements and regards. Write usRead more
Classic examples of Japanese armor - From ancient foot ...
Dec 22, 2016 Ian Harvey. Japanese armor is commonly believed to have evolved from the armor used in ancient China and Korea. Helmets and cuirasses – breastplate and backplate armor for the torso – were manufactured in Japan as early as the 4th century. Keikō, worn by Japanese horsemen and tankō, worn by foot soldiers, were both pre ...Read more
Armor ( Gusoku ) 18th century - The Metropolitan …
Armor (Gusoku) 18th century Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu Japanese On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377 With Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) winning the decisive Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 and unifying all the local warlords under his rule, Japan returned, after a century of military conflicts, to peace and stability.Read more
military - Why did archery not make a comeback when armor ...
The armored warrior of the Middle Ages, on horseback, was the "tank" of his day. By the 18th Century, though, the Brown Bess "anti-tank rifle" had become so inexpensive, common, easy-to-use, easy-to-maintain, and easy-to-fix, that full armor didn't have a chance. And neither did bows, for the same reasons.Read more
Armor of the Yokohagido type - early to mid-Edo period ...
Armor of the Yokohagido type – early to mid-Edo period: 17th-18th century. The techniques used by Japanese armorers evolved through the centuries. Made for war, armor protected the samurai who wore it, adorning and honoring those who fought and died in combat. Many materials were required to produce a Japanese armor that was as beautiful as ...Read more