Peaked Morion

c. 1580–90
Overall: 35.4 x 23.7 x 26.7 cm (13 15/16 x 9 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
Weight: 1.42 kg (3.13 lbs.)
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Originally this helmet was topped with a feathered plume. The Swiss Guard, a regiment of soldiers that has guarded the Vatican since the 16th century, wear similar looking peaked morions today, though theirs are adorned with voluminous ostrich feather plumes.
Peaked Morion

Peaked Morion

c. 1580–90

North Italy, Milan?, 16th century

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