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Sallet

Date:
ca. 1450–1500
Geography:
Aragon
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); D. 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 8 oz. (2050 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.239
Not on view
Close-fitting helmets of this distinctive form, with the brow shaped over the eyes and cutouts for the ears, were worn in Spain and apparently also in the Venetian-controlled Aegean region.
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, duc de Dino, Paris
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