Illustrations by Viskovatov
Warrior in Kolontar (armour vest of small plates) with Barmitsa (neck protection of mail or small plates) and Shapka bumazhnaya (reinforced paper mache cap)


Русское вооружение с XIV до второй половины XVII столетия. Ратник в колонтаре с бармицей и шапке бумажной.

Russian armament from the 14th century until the second half of the 17th century.
Warrior in Kolontar (armour vest of small plates) with Barmitsa (neck protection of mail or small plates) and Shapka bumazhnaya (reinforced paper mache cap)
Lithograph 095 in "Historical description of the clothes and weapons of Russian troops" by Viskovatov, 2nd edition published in 1899.

Aleksandr Vasilíevich Viskovatov, Born April 22, 1804; died February 27, 1858, in St. Petersburg. Russian military historian. Viskovatovís most important work, A Historical Description of the Uniform and Weapons of Russian Troops (vols. 1-30, 1841-62; 2nd ed., vols. 1-34, 1899-1948), is based on an enormous amount of archival material.
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