Length of the Back (from top of the shoulder to the bottom): approximately 78.7 cm (31 in). Distance between the ends of the shoulders: approximately 43 cm (17 in). It was so expensive that only a rich mounted noble Sipahi could afford it and was typically an extremely prized commodity as it was expensive and time consuming to produce; as well it could mean the difference between life and death in a battle. Links to view Turkish Ottoman chain mails in museums. We have attached to the listing pictures of Turkish Ottoman chain mails from various sources.The last three pictures attached to the listing are showing the Turkish Ottoman chain mails from the Museum Exhibition, Die Türckische Cammer. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour.
We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. The item "Antique Turkish Ottoman Islamic Chain Mail Armour to sword 17th century" is in sale since Wednesday, February 22, 2017.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ottawa, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.