The best accessory for medieval costumes. The weight of iron chain mail is about 25 kg Another variety is the aluminum chain mail weighing less. For maximum waists 134 cms.
Chain referred to the metal shielding rings formed by cast iron, or steel, arranged such that each ring is threaded at least four other into fabric. This name is a literal adaptation of the French cotte maille rings meaning tunic. In Castilian is also commonly known as a breastplate.
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This mesh was made from the form of long shirts featuring high resistance to cuts and was possibly invented by the Celts in the V century. C. and used by the Romans, throughout the Middle Ages and until the sixteenth century.
Although it offered great resistance to cuts, was vulnerable to weapons like arrows thin tips, other than riveted rings. This protection has been used even in the twentieth century as a defense against metal fragments jumping for impacts inside tanks in World War II.
When commissioning is carried, usually wound on itself (as a blind) to put in a bag and carry it more comfortably.