Armor and Battle Dress

Ichcahuipilli (Padded Armor)

The Ichcahuipilli was a common form of padded cotton armor utilized throughout Mesoamerica.

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Artist’s rendition of two Ichcahuipilli cuirasses. From the Men-at-Arms series, “Aztec Warrior 1325-1521”. Illustrated by Adam Hook.

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