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Breastplate (body armour)

Scope note

Pieces of armor protecting the front of the torso, consisting either of a single contoured plate, or of two or more plates or lames overlapping.

This term has 165 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300036753

Broader Terms used

<body armor: torso>

Narrower Terms used

reinforcing breastplate

Equivalent Terms used

breastplate (body armor)

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Collar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Collar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Cuisses

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Backplate (body armour)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Burgonet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Pot helmet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Tassets

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Breastplate (body armour)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probable)

Gauntlet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Possibly)

Collar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Tassets

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Vambrace

Maker(s)

Unknown (Probably)

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