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Pointed Morion

Date:
ca. 1590
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, brass, leather
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 11 oz. (1213 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.629
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md.: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. no. 25.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jan 25, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000. p. 29, no. 44, ill.



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