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"Turban" Helmet


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Description "Turban" helmets are so-called from similarities to the traditional headdress of Turkish men. Chain mail, protecting the neck and face, was attached to holes on the lower edges. Surfaces could be decorated by vertical fluting and etched patterns of scrolls and floral motifs.
Provenance Arsenal of Constantinople (?); d'Orville Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
16th century
Medium
engraved and punched steel, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.72
Measurements
11 7/16 x 8 11/16 in. (29 x 22 cm)
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