Tibetan Arms and Armour

In this book was the inspiration for Jamuqa’s prize arm-guard and Hoelun’s trophy stirrups – among other items.

You can see the arm-guard, thanks to Google Books. And here’s the exhibition page at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.This book is the catalogue… it’s funny to call these glorious books catalogues.

Donald J. LaRocca, Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet, Yale University Press, 2006

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