Object Title

Mail and plate coat (zirh gomlek)

Mail and plate coat (zirh gomlek)

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

XXVIA.245

Provenance

Found in the Oriental Armoury, 7 August 1992.

Physical Description

The coat is composed of both riveted and solid inscribed links with plates engraved with scrolling foliage. The opening at the front is secured by six buckles and straps.The translation of the inscription is 'Power is in obedience. Wealth is in contentment. May the end be to the best.'

Associations

Places Turkey