Object Title

Mail hood

Mail hood

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

XXVIA.318

Provenance

Given by Robert Hales Antiques, possibly July 1999.

Physical Description

From Bikanir. Comprises a small top-plate to which is attached a plume tube, from which descends a hood with a triangular flap to cover the face. The lower edge terminates at the shoulders at each side and extends as a rectangular flap at the front and back. The mail is of alternate rows of riveted and radially welded links.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The total length is 531 mm, the riveted links being about 5 mm OD, the welded ones being 8 mm. Weight: The weight of the hood is 1.55 kg.

Associations

Places India