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Mail Shirt

Date:
17th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan, possibly Bhutanese or Nepalese
Medium:
Iron, leather, textile
Dimensions:
H. 31 in. (78.7 cm); Wt. 18 lb. 14 oz. (8561.6 g)
Classification:
Mail
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.476
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
La Rocca, Donald J. "Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet." In Warriors of the Himalayas. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1, 2006. pp. 126, 134-135, no. 46, ill. pp. 134-135 and front cover.



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