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Forearm Guard

Date:
possibly 15th–16th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Leather, iron, pigments
Dimensions:
L. 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Arms & Shoulders
Credit Line:
Purchase, Kenneth and Vivian Lam Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.36
Not on view
Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Mr. Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991-2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 4, 2002–June, 29 2003. pp. 45–46, no. 42, ill. p. 45.

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. p. 118, no. 35, ill.



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