Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Knee or Shoulder Defense

Date:
13th–15th century
Culture:
possibly Mongolian or Chinese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Thigh and Leg Defense
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.2
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook 4 (1999). p. 117, fig. 8.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 25, 83, 126, 138, no. 47, ill. p. 138.



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