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Cuisses

Scope note

Plate armor for the thighs, usually attached to the poleyns at their lower end. Introduced during the 14th century, they evolved from a single plate covering the front of the thigh to articulated lames encircling the entire thigh.

This term has 46 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300036760

Broader Terms used

<body armor: lower extremities>

Narrower Terms used

tilting sockets

Term used for

cuishes
quissers

Equivalent Terms used

cuisse

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Greaves

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Close helmet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Spaudlers

Maker(s)

Unknown (Possibly)

Mail sabatons

Maker(s)

Unknown (Possibly)

Collar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Gauntlet

Maker(s)

Unknown (Possibly)

Armet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Collar

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Greaves

Maker(s)

Unknown (Probably)

Cuisses

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Cuisses

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Gauntlet

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Possibly)

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