Bascinet of Charles VI
Charles VI (1368-1422), King of France, was called the Beloved and the Mad (french: le Bien-Aimé, le Fol or le Fou). Helmet based on Bascinet of Charles VI from the collection of “Le Trésor de la cathédrale” (Chartres, France). It has a visor so-called a “sparrow’s beak” (french: visière à bec de passereau). Such form of Bascinet was popular in Europe in mid XIV – XV cent. Aventail consist of plates in the form of a shield, with size 6x4cm. Plates are riveted on leather, which is sewed to the padded hood with durable thread. Helmet will be made according to your measurements.