Art Carts: Chainmail Making

Crafts - Participation

Saturday, October 5, 2019
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Medieval Galleries

Chainmail, or mail armor, was the original body protection for knights before the development of articulated plate armor in the 14th century. Mail armor is in fact the most widely used metal armor in human history. Learn all about this incredible metal fabric by making sections of mail armor using specially made plastic rings while examining steel examples. (programming subject to change)

Cost: Free with museum admission

Suggested Audiences:Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders

Last Modified: October 4, 2019 at 11:46 AM


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