captain-curbstomp reblogged your post Fighting Art with Art and added:
I’ve got mad hots for the paladin.
I assume you mean this image?
Her name is Xiang Fei, a Chinese woman of a Muslim ethnic minority there (of the Uighur peoples), wearing Italian plate armor.
Here’s another image of her wearing it during a procession:
From an earlier post (<—more at link):
Evidence is suggestive that this was an accustomed mode of dress for Xiang Fei, and allusions to the untranslated documents make it clear that this woman was a focal point and mediator between the Han Chinese and the newly conquered Muslim territories. Her contributions to China and specifically the Uighur are also recounted in Uighur oral traditions as well as historical documents and the untranslated texts by Yu and Dong (1985).