The best accessory for medieval costumes. The weight of the iron chainmail is about 25 kg Another variety is the aluminum chain mail weighing less. For waists up to 134 cms. Chain called metal protection rings formed by cast iron, or steel, arranged so that each ring is threaded at least four other forming a fabric. This name is a French adaptation cotte literal meaning of maille rings robe. In
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This mesh was made from a long shirts that offered great resistance to cuts and was possibly invented by the Celts in the V century. C. and used by the Romans, throughout the Middle Ages and until the sixteenth century.
Although offered great resistance to cuts, was vulnerable to weapons thin tip arrows, except for rings riveted. This protection has been used even in the twentieth century as a defense against metal fragments jumping for impacts inside the tanks in the First World War.
When not wearing, used to curl on itself (as a blind) to put in a bag and carry it more comfortably.