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War Hat

Date:
possibly 15th century
Geography:
Fribourg
Culture:
European
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm); W. 13 in. (33 cm); D. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 13 oz. (1264 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.234
Not on view
Ex colls.: Maurice Chabrières and Auguste François Ferdinand Chabrières-Arlès, Lyon and Paris; Constantine Ressman, Florence; Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, duc de Dino, Paris.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

New York. The Morgan Library & Museum. "The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece," October 3, 2014–January 5, 2015.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet D'armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 23, no. B. 7, pl. 7.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Arms and Armor. Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, Vol. 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905. p. 126 and fig. 50B.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms through Seven Centuries. Vol. 2. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. p. 64, fig. 416.

Offner, Richard, and Klara Steinweg. A Critical and Historical Corpus of Florentine Painting: The Fourteenth Century. Vol. I, section III. New York: College of Fine Art, New York University, 1931. pl. IV (1).

Nicholas, Michael, and G. A. Embleton. Armies of Medieval Burgundy, 1364–1477. Men-at-Arms 144. London: Osprey, 1983. p. 15, fig. G.

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, Francis Henry Cripps-Day, and Claude Blair. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Ken Trotman Ltd., 2000. p. 64, fig. 416.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 6, no. 2, ill.



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