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Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Date:
possibly 16th century
Culture:
Turkish
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 21 in. (53.3 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 14 oz (847 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Shaffrons
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.102.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
Ex. coll.: Parham (sale cat. no. 33).
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