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Breastplate

Date:
dated 1540
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 17 in. (43.2 cm); W. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 12 oz. (3515 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.813
Not on view
Inscription: Dated: 1540 (on left side in etched band near upper border)
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1953. p. 12, no. 14.



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