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Indian (Mysore) quilted armor (peti), late 17th c,  thick quilted armor was used to protect Mysorean soldiers going into battle, apparently with a great degree of success. Benjamin Sydenham, an aide-de-camp to Richard Wellesley, stated that "it is perfectly certain that that these stuff and quilted jackets were frequently found to resist the sabres of even European Cavalry" (quoted in Moienuddin, Mohammed, Sunset at Srirangapatam. After the Death of Tipu Sultan, Hyderabad, 2000, p. 92).

Indian (Mysore) quilted armor (peti), late 17th c, thick quilted armor was used to protect Mysorean soldiers going into battle, apparently with a great degree of success. Benjamin Sydenham, an aide-de-camp to Richard Wellesley, stated that "it is perfectly certain that that these stuff and quilted jackets were frequently found to resist the sabres of even European Cavalry" (quoted in Moienuddin, Mohammed, Sunset at Srirangapatam. After the Death of Tipu Sultan, Hyderabad, 2000, p. 92).

John William Waterhouse (English Pre-Raphaelite painter) 1849 - 1917  Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, 1908  oil on canvas  61.6 cm × 45.7 cm. (24.3 in × 18.0 in)

John William Waterhouse (English Pre-Raphaelite painter) 1849 - 1917 Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, 1908 oil on canvas 61.6 cm × 45.7 cm. (24.3 in × 18.0 in)

hz  26. Hans Zatzka

hz 26. Hans Zatzka

john william waterhouse paintings Damsel's with long hair were such a dramatic thing for him!

john william waterhouse paintings Damsel's with long hair were such a dramatic thing for him!

Fritz Zuber-Bühler (Swiss, 1822-1896).

Fritz Zuber-Bühler (Swiss, 1822-1896).

Miranda-The Tempest (detail). 1916. John William Waterhouse  (2) Tumblr

Miranda-The Tempest (detail). 1916. John William Waterhouse (2) Tumblr

John William Waterhouse, Hylas and the Nymphs (détail)

John William Waterhouse, Hylas and the Nymphs (détail)

Love how the belt lays on her figure.  destiny - waterhouse

Love how the belt lays on her figure. destiny - waterhouse

The Crystal Ball - John William Waterhouse

The Crystal Ball - John William Waterhouse

John William Waterhouse  / The Soul of the Rose

John William Waterhouse / The Soul of the Rose