Indo-Persian turban helmet, late 15th century, Persian, Caucasian, or Anatolian, St Irene (Ottoman) arsenal mark, steel, silver, copper alloy, H. including mail 22 in. (55.9 cm); H. excluding mail 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); Wt. excluding mail 3 lb. 9 oz. (1616 g), Met Museum. Retains the alternating solid and round riveted mail aventail that protected the lower half of the face and neck.
ARMOR: Ottoman steel turban helmet, with Saint-Irene Arsenal mark, The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar.
Date: late century Culture: Iranian Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with gold and silver Dimensions: Length 12 in. ( cm) Width 10 in.
Persian or Ottoman century turban helmet, made of steel with inlaid silver, and it's original intact mail aventail. Turban helmets originate from the century with most surviving examples dating from the to century.