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Elbow Gauntlet

Date:
ca. 1595
Geography:
probably Augsburg
Culture:
German, probably Augsburg
Medium:
Steel, gold, leather, copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 24 in. (61 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.907
Not on view
Inscription: (stamped on interior) letter N within pearled border
Ex coll.: Waffensammlung, Dresden; Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris
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