Bishops Mantle, Flat Ring with Round Rivets Mixed, 8mm I.D,1-8mm Width, Weight 2.15kg
Bishop's Mantle - Flat Rings With Round Rivets Mixed
A bishop's mantle is a chain mail collar that covers the neck, shoulders and upper part of the chest and back. It was particularly favoured by the German Landknechte (mercenary soldiers) in the 15th and 16th centuries and is woven similarly to a mail coif. The shape of this piece of chain armour explains its name, as it resembled the very wide-cut collar of a bishop's mantle.
The bishop's mantle is modelled on historical examples. It features a jagged edge. A riveted leather liner protects the area around the neck and the neckline is adjustable by means of straps and genuine late medieval brass buckles.
The weave FRM:
FRM is type of European flat ring chain mail. This chain mail weave is made from flat rings with round rivets and domed rivet heads. There are alternate rows of solid punched and riveted flat rings. We call this type of chain mail FRM (=Flatring Round rivet-heads Mixed.)
Mixed mesh: alternating solid punched rings and round riveted flat rings
Large enough to cover the shoulders
Internal ring diameter: approx. 8 mm
Flat rings: 1.8 mm width
Finish: natural (lightly oiled)
Weight: approx. 2,.15 kg
This is an original ULFBERTH® product.
Shipping Weight: 2.50 kg
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