Forensic Fashion
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>>1356 English knight
Subjectknyȝt knight
Culture: late Plantagenet English
Setting: early Hundred Years War, France mid-late 14thc
Object: armor > helmet

* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Visored Bascinet  
Western European, 
about 1375-1400
The visored bascinet served as the standard knighty helmet worn throughout Europe from about 1300 to about 1420.  The pierced studs along the rim held the aventail (a defense of mail covering the lower face, neck, and shoulders)." ...

* Higgins Armory Museum
"Basnet helmet
Modern manufacture in the 15th century fashion"  ...

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