The Armet, or close helmet, fits the shape of the head to such an extent that it must be opened to be put on.
They wear the close helmet or armet of Italian fashion, with a high comb and a large sharply-pointed visor.
Fig. 605 is an English helmet, half-way between a close helmet and a "burgonet."
He wore dark robes, and his short white hair made a close helmet above his brown face.
Fig. 604 shows what is perhaps the most perfect type of close helmet.
The Armet, or close helmet, followed the salade, and is mentioned by Oliver de la Marche as early as 1443.
On the head appears to be a close helmet, with, I think, scales down each side of the face.
It has a close helmet from which the hair, delicately parted on the forehead, half escapes.