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Left Breastplates from Two Brigandines

Date:
ca. 1400–1425
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, brass, textile
Dimensions:
29.150.102: H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); 29.150.103: H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.59 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.102, .103
Not on view
Both retain some of their original textile covering, and one (acc. no. 29.150.103) has notched stop-ribs to protect the throat and armpit areas of the wearer.
Marking: Mark on the inner face of the breastplate with acc. no. 29.150.102: IO;
On the inner face of the breastplate with acc. no. 29.150.103, possibly: IB
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