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Helmet

Helmet

  • Place of origin:

    Bhutan (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the India Museum in 1879

  • Museum number:

    2925(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Bhutan (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Descriptive line

Hemispherical helmet bowl made from a single piece of rough steel with a rectangular brow reinforced with a gilt cusped edge. Decorated with a dorje finial. The rim pierced for the attachment of fabric lappets, steel brass, Bhutan

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lord Egerton of Tatton, Indian and Oriental Armour, London, 1896, p. 94, Cat. No. 227
p.94
Egerton, Wilbraham, An illustrated handbook of Indian arms; being a classified and descriptive catalogue of the arms exhibited at the India museum: with an introductory sketch of the military history of India, London, 1880

Production Note

Transferred from the India Museum to South Kensington Museum in 1879

Categories

Arms & Armour; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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