A high collar extended up to the nose to protect the neck and bottom portion of the face. Also called a 'bavier.'
Related term(s): Bavier; Great Bascinet; Gorget; Bascinet; Aventail; Cervelliere
Category: Armour and Shields
Last modified: 10.07.05
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 36.