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Does anyone know what the proper term for this headgear is?

Discussion in 'Intros & Off Topic' started by STURM, Jul 15, 2017.

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  1. STURM

    STURM Active Member

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    Does anyone know what the proper term for this headgear is? Than you.
     
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    Any shots of it from the side and/or back?
     
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    Here are a couple of shots. All I know is that it's made from leather and was worn during medieval times. Liam Neeson wears one in the ''Kingdom of Heaven''.
     
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    Looks like a coif, which could be tied under the chin and was often worn as a type of hat. Came into existence circa 1000 AD/CE and used by men & women, with men stopping usage circa 1400 AD/CE. For men, there were some other versions made to be worn either as a part of armour (chain mail coif), or a liner to be worn under armour (a leather/quilted cloth coif worn under a helmet).
     
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    Thank you very much! That was very helpful :]
     
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    Sure thing, happy to help.