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Left Half of a Breastplate

Date:
ca. 1400–1450
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/16 in. (31 cm); W. 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm); Wt. 2 lbs. 14.8 oz. (1326.8 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.100
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
Williams, Alan. The Knight and the Blast Furnace: A History of the Metallurgy of Armour in the Middle Ages & the Early Modern Period. History of Warfare, Vol. 12. Leiden: Brill, 2002. p. 165.



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