Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Stirrup

Date:
ca. 950–1050
Culture:
probably North German
Medium:
Iron, silver, copper
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm); Wt. 8 oz. (228 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Stirrups
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.159
Not on view
Seaby. "Viking Stirrups from England and Their Background." Medieval Archaeology XXIV (1980). pp. 87-122 (copy in object file).

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. p. 9, no. 1, ill.



Related Objects

Stirrup

Date: ca. 1520 Medium: Iron, copper alloy Accession: 55.185.3 On view in:Gallery 373

Hand-and-a-Half Sword

Date: ca. 1400–1430 Medium: Steel, copper alloy Accession: 2006.564 On view in:Gallery 373

Pair of Stirrups (Yob)

Date: possibly 12th–14th century Medium: Iron, gold, silver Accession: 1999.119a, b On view in:Gallery 378

Crossbow of Count Ulrich V of Württemberg (1413–1480)

Artist: Attributed to Heinrich Heid von Winterthur (probably Swiss, active Stuttgart, recorded 1453–1460) Date: dated 1460 Medium: Wood (European hornbeam), horn, animal sinew, staghorn, birch bark, iron alloy, copper alloy, pigment Accession: 04.3.36 On view in:Gallery 373

Helm for the Joust of Peace (Stechhelm)

Date: ca. 1500 Medium: Steel, copper alloy Accession: 29.156.67a On view in:Gallery 373