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Shoulder or Knee Defense

Date:
probably 15th–17th century
Culture:
Tibetan or Mongolian
Medium:
Leather, iron
Dimensions:
L. 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.559
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet." In Warriors of the Himalayas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1, 2006. pp. 126, 139, 140, no. 48, ill. p. 139.



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