WISBY COAT OF PLATES
Based on the “Type I” Coat of Plates found in the mass graves from the Battle of Wisby (1361). This form of rigid body protection is made with a series of metal plates attached to a leather or fabric garment. The pattern uses a series of horizontal and vertical plates that overlap to cover the body. The Coat of Plates shown is constructed with leather and has a buckles and straps that close at the back.
Construction: Vegetable tanned leather and 16 or 18 guage mild steel