Lagertha's armour from Vikings. Leather panels sewn onto chainmail. A middle step between rigid leather armor and chainmail, making the boiled leather more flexible, and saving precious and expensive metal.
ROMANESQUE JEWELRY 12TH CENTURY "Armilla", a bracelet to be worn below the shoulder, showing Christ's resurrection and two angels.From the tomb of Prince Andreas Bogolubski (died 1174), in the Cathedral of Vladimir;a present by Emperor Barbarossa. Around 1170. Gilded copper, cloisonnee, 11,3 x 14,7 cm Louvre, Departement des Objets d'Art, Paris, France