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Armor

Date:
ca. 1530–60 and later
Geography:
Augsburg
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, velvet
Dimensions:
Wt. approx. 62 lb. 12 oz. (28.45 kg); Wt. of helmet approx. 6 lb. 10 oz. (3 kg)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.715
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on the interior of the center plate of the left pauldron (shoulder defense), the top lame of the right vambrace (lower arm defense), and the upper lame of each cuisse (thigh defense): the Augsburg mark (a pearled A).
Grancsay, Stephen V. "Notes on Armor of the Greenwich School." Metropolitan Museum Studies 2, No. 1 (November 1929). p. 98, fig. 22.



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