Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cuirass

Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Persian
Medium:
steel, copper alloy, textile (cotton)
Dimensions:
as worn, H. 17 7/16 in. (44.3 cm); W. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); D. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); Wt. 6 lbs. 6 oz. (2981.7 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Cuirasses
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.339
Not on view
Inscription: Persian
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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