Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Thigh Defenses (Cuisses)

ca. 1450
Cuisse (a); H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 5 in. (12.7 cm); Wt. 2 lbs. 3.3 oz. (1000.7 g); cuisse (b); H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 6 in. (15.2 cm); D. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Wt. 2 lbs. 0.1 oz. (910 g)
Armor Parts-Knee Defenses
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.270a, b
Not on view
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