chamfron


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  • noun

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medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head

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Clockwise from main picture: <B This picture by Johnny Shumate shows how the Crosby Garrett helmet would have looked when in use; The Crosby Garrett helmet; The Bath House remains at Chesters Roman Fort showing the bathing alcoves; Hexham Abbey Flavinus tombstone (picture by Ian Winter); Vindolanda chamfron horse armour
A 15th-century Mamluk chamfron at Christie's--offered at the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds sale on 13 April--was one such example, fetching 541,250 [pounds sterling].
An 18th century chamfron and cheek-pieces from Ottoman Turkey are appliqued with silver, encrusted with gold and studded all over with semi-precious stones.
Horse's chamfron - highly decorated horse's ceremonial headdress.
Amid the remains of his house was found a decorated chamfron, or horse's ceremonial face mask.