chapel de fer
- a medieval open helmet, often having a broad brim for deflecting blows from above.
Origin of chapel de fer
Examples from the Web for chapel de fer
Historical Examples of chapel de fer
Of the smaller casque—helmet, or chapel-de-fer—we have already observed that some were worn beneath the coif-de-mailles.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe
Frequently a metal breastplate or plastron-de-fer, and a steel cap or chapel-de-fer, were worn under the mail.A Handbook of Pictorial History
Henry W. Donald