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Indian (Sriringapatna) khula khud, 18th century, watered steel, chiselled wiith gold kaftkari decoration that originally had gold overlaid embellishment, now mostly missing. Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. It was said in the very brief records that came with the helmet to have been taken at the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799, when the British forces defeated Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India. V&A Museum, England.

The so called "Jericho Cap", a helmet belonged to the Russian Tsar Mikhail Romanov (1596 – 1645). Iron, gold, precious stones, pearls, silk; forging, carving, embossing, enamel. 1621. It is in the Armoury Collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums. #medieval #Russian #history

Indian (Sriringapatna) khula khud, 18th century, watered steel, chiselled wiith gold kaftkari decoration that originally had gold overlaid embellishment, now mostly missing. Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. It was said in the very brief records that came with the helmet to have been taken at the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799, when the British forces defeated Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India. V&A Museum, England.

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A Tipu Sultan rampart gun, Mysore, late 18th century | lot | Sotheby's

Ottoman chichak type helmet, end of 17th century, steel, copper, leather, velvet and silk. Stibbert Museum.

Turban Helmet Date: late 15th century Culture: Iranian Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with gold and silver