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Backplate (body armour)

Scope note

Pieces of armor protecting the back of the trunk, consisting either of several wide lames buckled together, or of a single plate, fastened to the breastplate by straps, hinges, or other means. TARA

This term has 151 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300036752

Broader Terms used

<body armor: torso>

Equivalent Terms used

backplate (body armor)

Created

11yrs ago

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