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Helmet [Turkish] (04.3.456a) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Helmet [Turkish] (04.3.456a) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name. Mid-16th century, iron, gold, rubies, turquoise.

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name. Mid-16th century, iron, gold, rubies, turquoise.

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, in Europe the zischagge helmet was a Germanisation of the original Turkish name. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Ottoman chichak type helmet, 16th century, steel, gold, silver Dimensions: H. 10 3/4 in. (27.8 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 11 oz. (2580 g), Met Museum, forged from watered steel and decorated in gold with arabesques and Koranic inscriptions.

Ottoman chichak type helmet, 16th century, steel, gold, silver Dimensions: H. 10 3/4 in. (27.8 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 11 oz. (2580 g), Met Museum, forged from watered steel and decorated in gold with arabesques and Koranic inscriptions.

Ottoman tombak (gilded copper) chichak, 17th century, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry (sipahi) , consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak.

Ottoman tombak (gilded copper) chichak, 17th century, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry (sipahi) , consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak.

Ottoman empire krug (chest armor), steel plates with riveted mail, as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) 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).

Ottoman empire krug (chest armor), steel plates with riveted mail, as worn by fully armored cavalryman (sipahi) 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).

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

Armure Ottomane avec casque exposé au Musée de Topkapi à Istanbul en Turquie

Armure Ottomane avec casque exposé au Musée de Topkapi à Istanbul en Turquie

Turkey 19th century.

Turkey 19th century.

Osmanlı tuğrası

Osmanlı tuğrası

Sitr / sitarah (curtain) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding. The Mah'mal, or litter, is a wooden erection in pyramidal form and is hung by beautiful embroidered fabrics. These hangings, or coverings, accompany the litter and are intended for the most sacred sanctuary of the interior of the Mosque of Huseyn at…

Sitr / sitarah (curtain) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding. The Mah'mal, or litter, is a wooden erection in pyramidal form and is hung by beautiful embroidered fabrics. These hangings, or coverings, accompany the litter and are intended for the most sacred sanctuary of the interior of the Mosque of Huseyn at…

Ottoman Kapikulu Soldier http://www.network54.com/Forum/248068/thread/1280803957/1289718888/ANTIQUE+OTTOMAN+SWORDS+AND+KNIVES

Ottoman Kapikulu Soldier http://www.network54.com/Forum/248068/thread/1280803957/1289718888/ANTIQUE+OTTOMAN+SWORDS+AND+KNIVES

Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, and in Europe, mid sixteenth century, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.

Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, and in Europe, mid sixteenth century, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.

The Arabic inscriptions stress God as the God of Light, the rewards He will give His servants, and His punishment of unbelievers and evildoers. The light imagery is particulary appropriate for gold embellished armors of "four mirror" (char aina) type.

The Arabic inscriptions stress God as the God of Light, the rewards He will give His servants, and His punishment of unbelievers and evildoers. The light imagery is particulary appropriate for gold embellished armors of "four mirror" (char aina) type.

Ottoman Helmet

Ottoman Helmet

'Başıbozuk’ / Bashibazouks, Irregular Soldiers of the Ottoman Army, 1877. From left to right: Caucasian, Zeybek (Izmir region), Arab.

'Başıbozuk’ / Bashibazouks, Irregular Soldiers of the Ottoman Army, 1877. From left to right: Caucasian, Zeybek (Izmir region), Arab.