Iron Skullcaps from the 16th Century
Two skullcaps used for defense of the head in the 16th century. The caps fit closely to the head. The cap on the left appears to be cloth lined with an iron frame. The cap on the right consists only of the iron frame. Both caps are from the 16th century.
Keywordshelmet, armor, hat, frame, head, iron, cap, skull, cloth, 16th century, lining, Skullcap, caps, skullcaps
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5678