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Brigandine Armor

Date:
ca. 1400 and later
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, latten, velvet, brass
Dimensions:
29.150.91a (front plate); H. 20 1/4 in. (51.4 cm); W. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 4.2 oz. (1479.8 g); 29.150.91b (front plate); H. 20 in. (50.8 cm); W. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 10.8 oz. (1667 g); 29.150.91c (back plate); H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 1.4 oz. (946.9 g); 29.150.91d (tasset); H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6.8 oz. (646.4 g); 29.150.91e (tasset); H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); W. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10.7 oz. (756.9 g); 29.150.91f (right arm defense); H. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); D. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 14.5 oz. (864.7 g); 29.150.91h (right gauntlet); L. 8 in. (20.3 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 9.7 oz. (275 g); 29.150.91j (right leg defense); H. 20 in. (50.8 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 12.7 oz. (1267.2 g); 29.150.91k (left leg defense); H. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 13.6 oz. (1292.7 g); 29.150.91l (right greave); H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 10.7 oz. (756.9 g); 29.150.91o (left shoulder defense); H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); W. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); D. 6 in. (15.2 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 1.8 oz. (504.6 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.91a–f, i–o
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on one of the cuff plates: a cross-shaped mark; on the left breastplate, stamped at least twelve times: a bull's head beneath a crown (?).
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