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War Hat

Date:
probably 19th century, in the 15th century style
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, leather, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); D. 14 in. (35.6 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 12 oz. (1701 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.578
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
"XVII Siècle - Ecole Francaise (Époque de Louis XIV)." L'Art Pour Tous: Encyclopedie de L'Art Industriel et Decoratif 531 (July 30, 1882).

Laking, Guy Francis, Charles Alexander Cosson, and Francis Henry Cripps-Day. A Record of European Armour and Arms through Seven Centuries. Vol. 2. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920.

Nicholas, Michael, and G. A. Embleton. Armies of Medieval Burgundy, 1364–1477. Men-at-Arms 144. London: Osprey, 1983.



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