The so-called musculata, a kuras with the shape of a muscular body, was worn from the 4thcentury BC until the 3th century AD, first by the Greeks and then by the Romans.
This musculata is made of thick cow leather. It consists of a chest- and backplate that can be easily attached and adjusted by leather straps.
The leather is double seamed on the edges. The musculata is suitable for a chest circumference of 110 to 130 cm and weighs approx. 1,9 kg.
Maximum breast circumference: 110 - 130 cm;
Based on a historical original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 5000 *
Does this armour fit?
Do you wear a gambeson: add 10-15 cm to your circumference.
Do you wear a gambeson and hauberk: Add 15-20 cm to your circumference.
Tip: Is this armour too big for you? You can easily add extra padding.
Attaching armour & chainmail
To attach your armour or chainmail securely, you can attach leather laces to your gambeson and fasten these to your armour / chainmail. The armour thus remains in position during a fight.
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.