Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Crupper Plate

early 16th century
Possibly Flemish or German
Leather, gesso, paint
22 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (58.1 x 65.1 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 14 oz. (2,666 g).
Armor for Horse
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Keasbey, 1926
Accession Number:
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Baron Biche, Teruel, Spain; Georges Pauilhac, Paris.
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. pp. 57–59, cat. no. 26, ill.

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