That is the actual war gear that they would wear.
The Khevsurian Warrior. Kevsurians
Georgians aren’t homogeneous nation, it includes many ethnographic groups: the Mingr̀elians, the Tush, the Svans, the Khevsurians, etc.
The Khevsurians is one of the Georgians’ ethnographic groups, living in the mountains of the Eastern Georgia. The mannequin in traditional for the late 19th century man costume with complete set of arms, presented at the exhibition, highlights the role of young men in the patriarchal Khevsurian community who were herdsmen, hunters and warriors.
The complete armament of an adult Khevsurian warrior weighted about 20 kilograms. It included: hauberk, low helmet with camail, bracers, greaves, gantlets, small round or oval shield and offensive weapons: sword dashna, saber or
broadsword, dagger, fighting rings, spear and guns.
Future warrior was educated from early childhood. The five-or-six-year old boy was taught sword-play and at age of 10 he learned to shoot gun. Boys started practicing with wooden arms. By the age of 15 teenager got his own arms, that was a sign of his maturity. Usually father presented weapon to his son.