Object Title

Cuirass (chahar a'ineh)

Cuirass (chahar a'ineh)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIA.6 C

Provenance

Acquired before 1859. Lent to the British Museum in 1914 and returned in 1954.

Associations

Bibliographic References

H. R. Robinson, Oriental Armour, London, 1967, pl. XVI A.

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.367, p. 109.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv. 176, p. 32.

S. Z. Haider, Islamic arms and armour of Muslim India, Lahore, 1991, pl. 15.

S Stronge (ed.) The arts of the Sikh Kingdoms, London, V&A Publications, 1999: 223, no. 111, pl. 152