Bascinet

Steel, plaster | 27.3cm | c. 1350-1400, with later restorations

Unknown Artist

The pierced studs around the cheeks and lower edge are for the attachment of an aventail (a defense of mail covering the lower face, neck, and shoulders).

Credit: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Object: 29.158.43

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