Object Title

Mail shirt

Mail shirt

Date

1450-1500

Object Number

III.1429

Provenance

Purchased by the previous owner from the dealer Keggie. From the collection of Dr. Richard Williams, 1974.

Physical Description

Made without sleeves of riveted rings each approximately 8 mm. in diameter. The front half is six rows deeper than the back and there is a short neck opening with a standing collar of double mail. The rivets are very prominent on the face side of the mail.

Featured in

Hundred Years War

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Europe