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Armet

Date:
ca. 1450–60; rondel, stem, and aventail, later
Geography:
probably Milan
Culture:
Italian, probably Milan
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 13.4 oz. (3101.4 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.7a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
Marking: Stamped twice on the armet: a small C (?) beneath a split cross and a crown.
Pyhrr, Stuart W. "European Armor from the Imperial Ottoman Arsenal." Metropolitan Museum Journal 24 (1989). pp. 86, 112, n. 6.



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