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Mitten Gauntlet for the Left Hand

Date:
ca. 1500
Culture:
German or Austrian
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/4 in. (33.66 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gauntlets
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.256
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
The cuff is engraved with a mark that was put on objects deposited in Ottoman arsenals, indicating that this gauntlet was captured by the Turks during a conflict with European forces.
Marking: Cuff stamped with the mark of the arsenal of Constantinople: M 34
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