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Helmet with hemispherical, iron skull, decorated with engraved cartouches featuring inscriptions in Arabic surrounded by woven racemes, at the top a lily-shaped cusp with round knot and conical base; at the mask, fixed with rivets, relieved decorations and engravings depict a human face with a band covering the lower portion of the face, at the centre of the forehead another cartouche with inscription, eyes with hexagonal holes. Coppery covering. provenance: Iran

A copper covered iron war mask and helmet originating from Iran (Persia), early century.

Helmet with mask. Iran, the XVIth century. Steel; engraving, forging, gilding.

Helmet with mask, Iran, century. ©Moscow Kremlin Museums The Masks were attached to the Helmets source

"The Morosini Helmet" (Visored burgonet) Probably Italy (Milan), ~1550-60.

"The Morosini Helmet" (Visored burgonet) Probably Italy (Milan),

Masque membre cercle

a perfect Man in the Iron mask- mask, not really a "costume" piece but I just had to display it - AJS

Persian 15th century mask from the Persian Exhibition in Poland.

Persian "Tartar" style century mask from the Persian Exhibition in Poland. ~ looks a lot like a Kipchak or Pecheneg helmet mask.

Persian war mask with helmet, 16th century, a presentation gift to the Russian court. Delegates from abroad would present their precious shields, helmets, ceremonial armor, and opulent silks and velvets in an elaborate parade before Russian dignitaries. Each item was carefully chosen to appeal to Russian taste. Moscow Kremlin Museums.

Persian war mask with helmet, century, a presentation gift to the Russian…

This helmet is one of the best preserved of its kind face helmets as synthesis were not in combat, but worn by Roman cavalry soldiers in parades and competitions. The tournaments and parades appear under the Emperor Hadrian 117 -138 A.D.

This helmet is one of the best preserved of its kind face helmets as synthesis were not in combat, but worn by Roman cavalry soldiers in parades and competitions. The tournaments and parades appear under the Emperor Hadrian 117 A.

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