KeithFarrell wrote:craftyfighter wrote:I know the type you mean...sort of a 3/4 mitten with individual plates on the finger tips. Its a historical form as far as I know.admin wrote:It is. Popular from around 1460-1490.
And so today I have learned something new. I have never seen a pair of these in a museum or in a book or anything like that, so I didn't realise that there were some examples of this kind. Fantastic, thanks!
They certainly turn up in the art of the period (thanks for the dates Matt )...I've seen examples before, for the life of me I can't lay hands on them at the moment.