Origin of chain mail
Examples from the Web for chain mail
Fig. 23 is a marking found in early etchings, and very well represents the texture of chain-mail.
There is also a chain-mail hauberk made with sleeves which reach but little below the elbows.
The chain-mail was of hammered iron, the art of wire-drawing not being found till about the middle of the next age.
The knight is clad in armour, viz., a spherical bascinet, with a camail of chain-mail.Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury|H. J. L. J. Mass
On one or two of the latest in date, there are knightly figures clad in chain-mail.The Book-Hunter|John Hill Burton