Quilted armor for man and horse. Mounted Bornu warrior from Northern Nigeria, late 19th century. The Bornu Empire was founded c. 1400 in what is now Northeast Nigeria and endured until the late 19th century. By the 16th century, strong Arab and Turkish military influence led to the development of a fearsome, elite, armored Bornu cavalry.
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