Plackart - half breastplate, 15cen

This Plackart - half breastplate serves as a belly guard providing maximum freedom of movement. Usually a gambeson and a chain mail armor were worn underneath. So equipped warriors equipped themselv also with appropriate pauldrons and armguards. More information...

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Plackart - half breastplate, 15th century

This plackart will be made to measure to your exact size. To submit us your measurements, please use the following measurement chart. Fill in the data 3a, 3b, 3f, 3g, 3h, 3i, 3n, 3p.

A plackart is a piece of medieval and Renaissance era armour, initially covering the lower half of the front torso. It was a plate reinforcement that composed the bottom part of the front of a medieval breastplate. They were predominantly worn in the 15th century. Sometimes they were worn with a metal finish, while the top part of the cuirass was covered in material (often velvet), the difference in finish making a contrast.

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