Shirt and Leg Defenses of Mail, Iron, brass, Iranian or Indian

Shirt and Leg Defenses of Mail

19th century
Iranian or Indian
Iron, brass
36.25.22 b,c (mail chausses): L. of each 24 13/16 in. (64.0 cm); W. of each at top 15 11/16 in. (37.0 cm); Diam. of each cuff 8 5/16 in. (18.5 cm); Diam. (outside) of links 5/32 in. (4.2 mm).
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Alexander, David G. "Decorated and Inscribed Mail Shirts in the Metropolitan Museum." Waffen-und Kostumkunde, pp. 33–34, fig. 7.

Alexander, David, Stuart W. Pyhrr, and Will Kwiatkowski. Islamic Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. pp. 48–51, no. 14, ill.