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Composed Half Armor

Date:
ca. 1540 and later
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy, leather
Dimensions:
Wt. 58 lb. (26.31 kg); Wt. of helmet 4 lb. 3 oz. (1899.4 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man-1/2 Armor
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.679a–j
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio," October 7, 2016–January 23, 2017 (helmet, 14.25.679a).

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