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jothelibrarian: Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is another lovely illustration in grisaille, shades of grey, but highlighted with blues and gilding. Really lovely! Image source: SCA Creative Commons licensed by medievalfragments via Flickr.

Tournament Helm, ca. 1420–30. Possibly Italian or French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1904 | Although very similar helmets are depicted in early 15th century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today.