Royal Armouries

Armour of Tipu Sultan

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Red and gold cloth helmet belonging to Tipu Sultan

  • Red and gold cloth helmet belonging to Tipu Sultan

Date: 1790 | Object number: XXVIA.139

Armour of Tipu Sultan

Description

Cuirass and helmet (peti) Indian made in Mysore, late 18th century from the arsenal of Tipu Sultan.

Dimensions:

Circumference of the hat 820 mm
Length of the neck flap 325 mm
Length of the peti 840 mm
Depth 220 mm

Weights:

Helmet is 1.35 kg
Peti is 1.4kg

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