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Arm Defense

Date:
15th–17th century
Culture:
possibly Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, leather, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions:
L. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Arms & Shoulders
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.487.1
Not on view
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. pp. 126, 140–141, no. 50, ill. pp. 140–141.



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