Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shoulder or Knee Defense

probably 15th–17th century
Tibetan or Mongolian
Leather, iron
L. 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
LaRocca, 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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