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>Costume Studies
>>1786 Qajar cavalry
>>>armor
>>>>helmet
Subject: irregular armored cavalryman
Culture: Turco-Iranian
Setting: civil war, Zand-Qajar Persia mid-late 18thc
Objectkulah helmet








* Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology >  Love and War: The Weaponized Woman



* American Museum of Natural History > Stout Hall of Asian Peoples






* National Museum of Scotland > Royal Museum
"ARMOUR  Iran  17th-18th Centuries  
"[...]  The spiked helmet, kulah, with an adjustable nose-guard and a mail curtain to protect the neck and shoulders is lavishly inlaid with spiralling foliage and inscriptions.  In use it would have been wrapped with a coloured scarf and adorned with plumes inserted into the three holders. ..."

* Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art > Permanent Collections
"Damascened Helmet
Persia  metal"






* Museo Nacional de Antropología > Religiones Orientales
"Casco
Irán.  
Siglo XVIII
Casco rematado por la cabeza de un demonio.   Presenta decoración incisa a ángeles y motivos vegetales.  En el Corán se habla de los ángeles y del demonio, como habitantes del cielo y del infierno, quienes se encargan de la alabanza o de la venganza a Dios."









* pc
PUBL Macaraeg 2011 p34 f3
Event photos 











* Harwood International > Samurai Collection
"Khula-khud with div (helmet with demon)
Iran
Early 19th century
Iron" ...









* Crow Collection of Asian Art