I did all the line drawings below for my book The History of Armour 1100 1700
(A) 11th century
(B) Early 13th century
(C) Late 13th century
(E) 14th century
(F) 15th century German style.
(I) late 16th century
Construction of mail. Note rivets made from flat strip cut into triangles.
All Images are copyright Paul F Walker.
Images are taken from The History of Armour 1100-1700
Published by Crowood Press.