Offensive and defensive armour and weapons of honor.

Alfonso Piccolomini di Firenze. Conte di Montemarciano. casco Rinascimento.
Italia. Morrion del siglo XVI con el escudo de armas del bandolero Piccolomini.

Offensive, defensive armour and weapons.

Armour, swords, arbalest, weapons of honor, firearms. Ancient, Asia, Middle ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Empire.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)