Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Upper Part of a Crupper

Date:
late 16th or early 17th century
Culture:
Italian (probably Brescia)
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
L. 23 7/8 in. (60 cm); W. 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 5 oz. (3,780 g)
Classification:
Armor for Horse
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.604
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Frank Gair macomber, Boston; Bashford Dean, New York
Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Dirk H. Breiding. The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. p. 60, no. 28, ill.



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