Le Dernier Comptoir : La Caravane d'Orient
Arrivant de l’Empire Moghol, la caravane d’Orient est un groupe de commerçants et d’antiquaires aux tenues extravagantes. L'Orient vie un âge d'or et cela se…
Indian khula-khud (helmet), char-aina (chahar-aina, chahar a’ineh), literally the four mirrors, chest armor with four plates, dastanas/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), silk padded mail armour jacket and trousers, cotton padding covering a layer of steel mail, the inside lining decorated with small floral sprays on a cream ground, a pair of steel slippers with leather attachments, firangi sword, cloth quiver with arrows, jacket 74 cm. long, trousers 100 cm. long, end of the 18th century.
A complete Khevsur armor including a handwoven gambeson, a riveted mail misiurka-type helmet, a butted mail shirt, a pair of hand forged steel arm guards. A fine cross-belt mounted with hammered silver plaques, a large kindjal dagger, a distinctive khmali sword, a miquelet pistol, a leather bandoleer with powder tubes with a horn priming flask, a nagaika crop, a typical Khevsur shield, a pair of original rawhide shoes. late 17th-late 19th century.