Circassian / Caucasian helmet, 18th to 19th century, steel, silver, H. including mail 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm); H. excluding mail 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 4.5 oz. (1488.4 g), Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Met Museum.
A complete Khevsur armor including a handwoven gambeson, a riveted mail misiurka-type helmet, a butted mail shirt, a pair of hand forged steel arm guards. A fine cross-belt mounted with hammered silver plaques, a large kindjal dagger, a distinctive khmali sword, a miquelet pistol, a leather bandoleer with powder tubes with a horn priming flask, a nagaika crop, a typical Khevsur shield, a pair of original rawhide shoes. late 17th-late 19th century.