Cota medieval mesh

The best accessory for medieval costumes. The weight of the iron chainmail is about 25 kg. Another variety is the aluminum chain mail weighing less. For maximum waists 134 cms.

Chainmail is referred to the metal shield ring consists of cast iron or steel, arranged so that each ring is threaded at least four other forming a tissue. This name is a literal adaptation of the French cotte of maille rings meaning tunic. In Castilian is also commonly known as a breastplate.

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This mesh was made from shaped 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 to the sixteenth century.

While offering high resistance to cuts, it was vulnerable to weapons like arrows thin tips, other than rings riveted. This protection has been used even in the twentieth century as a defense against metal fragments jumping for impacts within the tanks in World War II.

When commissioning is not carried, usually wound on itself (like a blind) to put in a bag and carry it more comfortably.

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