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Druzhina04 Sep 2016 9:46 p.m. PST

Russian armament from the 14th century until the second half of the 17th century, by Aleksandr Viskovatov.
This is not a primary source, but, it is based on archival material. This is probably a source used by George Gush for Muscovites.
I have included some translations from the Russian:
17th century Russian polearms.
17th century Russian pennons.
Russian Warriors in 'Teghily' (quilted padded armour) and 'Shapka zhel'eznaya' (caps of iron).
Russian Warrior in 'Yushman' (armour of combined mail and plates), 'Shishak' (conical helmet with knob at top) with ventail and 'Yalovetsa' (pennant on helmet); armed with 'Kop'ya' (spear) and 'Sabel' (sabre).
Russian Warrior in 'Yushman' (armour of combined mail and plates), 'Zarukava' (vambraces), 'Rukavits' (gauntlets), 'Buturlik' (greaves), he is throwing a 'Sulitsa' (javelin), has a 'Dzhid' (case for javelins) which may also contain a sword, a 'Luk' (bow) in 'Naluch' (bow case) and 'Kolchan' (quiver).
Russian Warrior in 'Kolontar' (armour vest of small plates) with 'Barmitsa' (neck protection of mail or small plates) and 'Shapka bumazhnaya' (reinforced paper mache cap).
Russian Warriors in 'Yushman' (armour of combined mail and plates) and 'Shishak' ( conical helmet with a knob on top).
Russian Warrior in a short 'Yushman' (armour of combined mail and plates) and 'Misyurka' (skull cap with mail veil, a type of reinforced coif).
Russian Warrior in 'Kuyak' (armour made of round metal plates) and 'Shapka medyanaya' (copper cap).
Russian Warrior in 'Zertsalo' (armour vest with centre plate) and 'Shlyem' (generic helmet) (Moscow Kremlin in the 17th century). He has a 'Tarch' (shield, whose upper part consisted of a metallic sleeve with a blade; the Russian Warrior put his arm into this sleeve). Such a shield was designed to be used during the defense of fortresses, though it was rarely seen in practice. He carries a 'Toporki' (axe).
Russian armament from the 14th century until the second half of the 17th century. 'Voyevode' (commander) in two 'Pantsiri' (mail shirts) and 'Yerikhonka' (conical pointed helmet). (Ancient castle of Neilauzen in Livonia). He carries a 'Bulava' (mace) as symbol of his authority. His forearms are protected by 'Naruchi' (vambraces) and his calves by 'Buturliki' (greaves). On his belt he carries both 'Nosh' (knife) and 'Sabel' (sabre).
Russian 'Voyevode' (commander) in 'Zertsalo' (armour vest with centre plate) and 'Yerikhonka' (conical pointed helmet).
Russian Boyar, 16th to 17th century.
Russian Royal Guard, Rindi, 16th and 17th Century.
Streltsy officer with halberd in 1678.
Mounted Jiltsi in 1678.
Streltzi in 1613.
Streltsy in 1613.
Musketeers of Moscow Streltsy regiments: Lutokhina and Ivan Polteva in 1674.
Musketeers of Moscow Streltsy regiments: Kolobov, Alexandrov, and Golovinskiy Bukhvostova in 1674.
Musketeers of Moscow Streltsy regiments: Timothy Polteva, Peter Lopuchin, Yakov and Fyodor Lopuchin in 1674.
Musketeers of Moscow Streltsy regiments: Lagovskina, Vorontsov and Naramanskogo in 1674.
Standard-bearer Znamenshchikov and Streltsy Moscow Levshin regiment in 1674.
Primary persons or officers of the Moscow Streltsy regiments: in 1674.
Armament of German infantry regiments stationed in Russian service in the 17th century; shown in the Ратном Charter in the year 1647.
Musketeer of German Regiments, in the 17th century. (View shows the city of Kolomna, in the early 17th century).
Pikeman of German Regiments, in the 17th century.
Russian musical instruments.
Russian musical instruments.
Finials for Russian banners.
Russian banner, 1560.
Dmitry Pozaharsky banner, (obverse) 1612.
Dmitry Pozaharsky banner, (reverse) 1612.
Russian banner, 1645-1676.
Russian banner (obverse), 1645-1676.
Russian banner (reverse), 1645-1676.
Banners of the Moscow Streltsy regiments, in 1674. 1 Lutokhina, 2 Ivan Polteva, 3 Bukhvostova, 4 Golovlinskogo, 5 Alexandrov, 6 Kolobov, 7 Janov, 8 Timothy Polteva, 9 Peter Lopuchin, 10 Lopuchin Fedor, 11 Vorontsov, 12 Paramanskogo, 13 Lagovskina, 14 Levshina.
Russian banner (obverse), 1690.
Russian banner (reverse), 1690.
Russian banner (obverse), 1696-1699.
Russian banner (reverse), 1696-1699.

Druzhina
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Personal logo jeffreyw3 Supporting Member of TMP05 Sep 2016 5:07 a.m. PST

Sweet--thanks, again Druzhina.

IGWARG1 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian05 Sep 2016 2:39 p.m. PST

Thank you! Excellent art!

Spacibo, klassnoe iskustvo graviur!

Codsticker05 Sep 2016 5:29 p.m. PST

The high collar on the padded armour is reminiscent of a similar fashion on Mughal and Persian suits.

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