From the Celts of 300 BC to 18th century Asia, mail was one of the most prized items a warrior could own. The "Foe of Swords'" probably derived the name "mail" from the Latin "Macula" meaning net. Real metal chainmail shirt with V-neck and no sleeves. Length falls at low hip. Very heavy! 6.1 lbs. Fits up to approximately size 44 chest, length is approximately 34 inches.