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Topic: sallets

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Sallet in the Franco-Burgundian Style

Sallet in the Franco-Burgundian Style

said to have been found in Givet, Champagne-Ardenne

Sallet
Sallet
Helmet (Sallet)

Helmet (Sallet)

This helmet is the only known example of armor to survive from the entire Nasrid period in Spain (1230–1492). Traditionally, it is said it belonged to Abd 'Abd Allāh Muhammad, known in the West as Boabdil, the ... more

Great Sallet

Great Sallet

Apparently the forerunner of the one-piece barbute that appeared in Italy about 1440 these distinctive two-piece sallets are known only from Chalcis and other Aegean sites.

Sallet
Sallet

Sallet

Despite heavy corrosion and damage by fire, this sallet is still notable for its deep helmet bowl and powerful form. A similar example, excavated from the old fortifications of Istanbul, is probably a remnant o... more

Sallet

Sallet

Milan

Sallet

Sallet

During the fifteenth century, the city of Basel, which became part of the Swiss Confederation in 1501, was a thriving center for armor making. Despite this fact, almost no armor from Basel can be identified tod... more

Sallet

Sallet

The term sallet (from the Italian celata) is applied to a wide variety of fifteenth-century helmets that have open faces or, if visored, leave the lower face and neck exposed. This tall form of sallet is typica... more

Sallet

Sallet

Milan

Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head

Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head

This helmet is the earliest surviving example of Renaissance armor all'antica (in the antique style). The lion's head is an outer shell made of embossed and gilt copper that is fitted over an underlying plain s... more

Sallet
Visored Sallet

Visored Sallet

The distinctive shape of this sallet identifies it as French or Flemish, examples of which are much rarer than the well-known types of sallets from Germany.

Sallet
Sallet

Sallet

The maker's mark on this helmet, a horseshoe and a crescent, is attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder, whose family included at least five armorers who worked for the Habsburg court in the late fifteenth and ea... more

Sallet

Sallet

Kaspar Riederer (Austrian, Innsbruck and Mühlau, active 1455–99) Innsbruck or Mühlau

Sallet

Sallet

This sallet is by Jörg Wagner (recorded 1485–92). The armorers of Innsbruck, capital of the Austrian Tirol, thrived under the patronage of the Habsburg court and produced armor that was internationally renowned... more

Sallet of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519)

Sallet of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519)

This sallet was a new type probably invented by Lorenz Helmschmid for Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519) around the time he became head of the Holy Roman Empire in 1493. Its construction, with the falling buffe (... more

Sallet

Sallet

Nuremberg

Sallet

Sallet

The unusually heavy weight of this sallet suggests that it may have been intended for use in tournaments rather than in battle. Matthes Deutsch (German, Landshut, documented 1485–1505) Landshut

Sallet alla Veneziana

Sallet alla Veneziana

In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, armor was frequently decorated using fabric coverings, gilt metal appliqués, and even jewels. Sallets covered with red velvet and decorated with gilt mounts were espec... more

Sallet

Sallet

Innsbruck, Tyrol

Bowl of a Sallet

Bowl of a Sallet

probably Milan

Sallet

Sallet

This type of sallet, with an open face and a long swept tail, was widely used by infantrymen in Italy. This example is stamped with armorer's marks attributed to Pietro Giacomo da Castello (documented 1485–1525... more

Jousting Sallet Made for Louis II (1506–1526), King of Hungary and Bohemia

Jousting Sallet Made for Louis II (1506–1526), King of Hungary and Boh...

The helmet was intended for the Scharfrennen, a joust fought by two mounted contestants armed with sharp lances. The conjoined initials L and M, for Louis II of Hungary (1506–1526) and his wife, Maria of Austri... more

Sallet

Sallet

Close-fitting helmets of this distinctive form, with the brow shaped over the eyes and cutouts for the ears, were worn in Spain and apparently also in the Venetian-controlled Aegean region. Aragon

Sallet

Sallet

The ventilation holes in the visor, forming an X-shape or saltire, allude to the Cross of St. Andrew, a Burgundian emblem that was adopted by the Habsburgs and used as an insignia by imperial German troops.

Sallet