The suit of armour was worn over regular underclothes and was attached to the wearer using leather straps and buckles. IT was used to protect areas that could not be protected with plate armor. Suit of armor usually consists of thehelm, breastplate and backplate (cuirass with often attached faulds and tassets), gauntlets, pauldrons (or spaulders), vambraces, couters, sabatons (foot armor), greaves (to protect shins) and gorget, sometimes called a neckguard.
Suits of armour had various uses. They were used in battle, on parades and during tournaments. Suits of armour used in battle were the real deal whereas suits of armour used in parades were lighter and were adorned with ornaments. Tournament (or sporting armor) suits of armor differed in their shape (especially breastplates and helmets) to deflect lances, pikes and polearms. They were also a lot thicker and heavier.The item "Medieval Knight Suit of Armor Full Body Armour Halloween Costume" is in sale since Friday, January 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Armor & Shields". The seller is "kingsbay1991" and is located in ROORKEE, UTTARAKHAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.