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Synonyms for chamfron

medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head

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Inset: the horse chamfron which was excavated at Vindolanda
Their equipment - including full face parade helmets like that found at Crosby Garrett in Cumbria and horse armour such as the Vindolanda chamfron - was expensive, exotic and designed to impress.
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.
One of the most beautiful cavalry objects in the Vindolanda collection is an almost complete chamfron or horse's ceremonial head mask.
STIRLING Installation of two external ATMs and one night safe, installation of new glazed shop frontage including roller shutter, and installation of new external plant located at basement loading bay at Units 22 and 23 The Thistles, Goosecroft Road forThe Royal Bank Of Scotland Group PLC; Alterations to daggerboards at Railway Station, Goosecroft Road FK8 1PF for Network Rail; Demolition of valet building and erection of new wet and dry valet buildings at land adjacent and south east of Mitsubishi, Kerse Road for Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd; Extension at 5 Chamfron Gardens, Balquhidderock FK7 7XU for Mr and Mrs Kerr;Two-storey extension to rear at 7 Melfort Drive FK7 0BD for Mr Robert Allan.
A grander example of a conundrum is the Assyrian bronze chamfron of around 8th-7th century BC (Fig.
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].