Faulds (plate armour)

Faulds (plate armour)

Faulds are a piece of plate armour worn below a breastplate to protect the waist and hips. They take the form of bands of metal surrounding both legs, potentially surrounding the entire hips in a form similar to a skirt.

External links

* [http://www.clemusart.com/museum/collect/armrglos.html Cleveland Museum of Art] glossary of arms and armor

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