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Poleyns

Scope note

Plate armor for the knees, appearing first in the 14th century, consisting of a main cup-shaped piece fitting over the kneecap, often with additional articulated lames above and below it and a side wing on the outer side.

This term has 8 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300036765

Broader Terms used

<body armor: lower extremities>

Equivalent Terms used

poleyn

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Tassets

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Tassets

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Cuisses

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Cuisses

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Cuisses

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Production: Unknown (Possibly)

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