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Indian armor, khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), literally the four mirrors, chest armor with four plates, dastanas/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), zirah (mail shirt) and zirah pajama (mail trousers).

Indian armor, khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), literally the four mirrors, chest armor with four plates, dastanas/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), zirah (mail shirt) and zirah pajama (mail trousers).

Quilted Armour of Koer Singh Koer Singh was a Rajput chieftain and Indian rebel leader during the uprising of 1857. The armour was captured by Major Vincent Eyre of the 70thFoot at the Relief of Arrah on the 12th of August 1857.

Quilted Armour of Koer Singh Koer Singh was a Rajput chieftain and Indian rebel leader during the uprising of The armour was captured by Major Vincent Eyre of the at the Relief of Arrah on the of August

Indo-Persian  khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), literally the four mirrors, chest armor with four plates, dastanas/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards) retaining their covered hand guards, zirah (mail shirt)

Indo-Persian khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh)…

Indo-Persian armor / Indian chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often gilded, and Ottoman style chichak helmet which was originally worn by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, dastana (arm guards) and katar (push dagger). Fabric armor was very popular in India because metal became very hot under the Indian sun. This example has additional armor plates in the chest, arm…

Indian chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), armored clothing made…

Indian (sind) armor late 18th–early 19th century. Steel, brass. Helmet, shirt, trousers, dastana (arm guards), boots. This distinctive armor, constructed of mail and steel plates decorated with embossed brass plaques, is thought to come from Sind, now a province of Southern Pakistan. The region was ruled by Mirs of the Talpur family from 1783 until 1843, when it was taken over by the British. Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Armadura - India (Sind) - C 1800 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Unusual Late 16th century Italian "anime" armour

(Anime refers to the moving plates, not the Japanese style of animation)

Armour of the Ottoman Empire. 16th to 17th century krug (chest armor), Armour of the Ottoman Empire. 16th to 17th century krug (cuirass/chest armor), as worn by fully armored cavalryman in conjunction with migfer (helmet), dizcek (cuisse or knee and thigh armor), zirah (mail shirt), kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), and kolçak (greaves or shin armor). Les Invalides  Museum of Arms and Armor, Paris France.

Armour of the Ottoman Empire. to century krug (chest armor), these were worn over a chainmail shirt (zirah). Les Invalides Museum of Arms and Armor, Paris France.

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857.

Photo Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of The sepoy rebellion started because of the skin used on the ammo cases. Indian soldiers fought back because their religion.

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