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Sleeve of Mail

Date:
16th century
Geography:
Saxony
Culture:
German, Saxony
Medium:
Steel, copper alloy (latten), brass, iron
Dimensions:
L. 15 11/16 in. (40.0 cm); W. 13 in. (33.0 cm); Diam. (outside) of links 3/16 in. (4.5 mm); Diam. (inside) of links 1/8 in. (2.9 mm)
Classification:
Mail
Credit Line:
Gift of Prince Albrecht Radziwill, 1927
Accession Number:
27.183.29
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on a brass seal with the arms of the dukes of Saxony (the crossed swords for the archmarshalship of the Holy Roman Empire on the left and the Rautenkranz of Saxony on the right) , indicating that this piece was once in the Saxon arsenal.
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