Category: early modern

armthearmour:

A beautiful gilt Khanda,

  • OaL: 36.25 in/92.1 cm
  • Width: 4 in/10.2 cm
  • Depth: 2.6 in/6.7 cm

India, ca. 18th century, housed at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

armthearmour:

A Spear with a painted shaft of scenes,

  • Weight: 3.6 lbs/1650 g

India, ca. 18th century, housed at the Royal Armouries Study Collection.

armthearmour:

An interesting and ornate Spear,

  • OaL: 98.6 in/250.4 cm
  • Head Length: 10.2 in/26 cm
  • Weight: 4.2 lbs/1900 g

Central India, ca. 18th century, housed at the Royal Armouries Study Collection.

armthearmour:

A matching engraved Kulah Khud, Sipar, and vambrace, Persian, ca. 1800-1850, from Hermann Historica.

the-man-who-sold-za-warudo:

fresnel149:

sixpenceee:

Fort Bourtange, Netherlands.

This is the biggest middle finger to an infantry assault I’ve ever seen.

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