Close Helmet for the Tilt
- German, Augsburg
- Steel, gold, brass
- H. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm); W. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); D. 11 15/16 in. (30.3 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 13 oz. (3090 g)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of George D. Pratt, 1934
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The helmet is part of a richly decorated armor made for one of the princes Radziwill of Poland for use in the field and the tournament. The Polish eagle appears in the etched ornament; the date 1573 is etched on another piece from this same armor, which is in the Art Institute of Chicago.