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Armor (protective wear)

Scope note

Use generally for that category of costume designed to be worn or carried to protect the body in combat. Armor pieces which are always physical parts of or are affixed to other pieces and cannot function alone are collocated under "<armor components>." For specifically groups of armor pieces designed as a whole to possess particular physical characteristics in order to suit a particular purpose or occasion, use "armors."

Term type

AAT
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300036745

Broader Terms used

<protective wear>

Term used for

armament
suits of armor

Equivalent Terms used

armor
armour
armour (protective wear)

Created

11yrs ago

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