Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor *
"Pair of Leg Guards Steel, damascened with silver and partly gilt Iranian, Ak-Koyunlu period, late 15th century
This is the only recorded matching pair of mail-and-plate greaves (guards for the lower leg) of this fifteenth-century type. Similar floral ornament and Arabic inscriptions are found on the turban helmets exhibited in this vitrine."
* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Mail Shirt Steel Syria, Mamluk period, or Iran, Ak-Koyunlu period, 15th century
This is a typical cavalry shirt of the late fifteenth or early sixteenth century. Its heavy links provided considerable protection against saber slashes. Many of the rings are stamped with concentric circles, a feature found on mail shirts with both Mamluk and Iranian associations." ...