Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
Presented in this article is a Tibetan eight-plate helmet w
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
An extremely rare sleeveless vest from the Ming-Qing transition period.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Collected by American anthropologist Melvyn Goldstein in the 1980s.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Of domed shape with upturned rim and indigo cotton lining.
A small, heavily reinforced buckler as used by Ottoman Kurdish infantry.
Cast brass shield of a purely ceremonial type that was used during sword dances in Aceh.