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Lamellar Armor (Byang Bu'i Khrab)

Date:
possibly 16th–17th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, leather
Dimensions:
H. 38 in. (96.5 cm); W. 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.318
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 64–66, no. 6, ill.



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