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Pair of Armpit Defenses (Besagews)

Date: ca. 1550–75
Culture: German or Austrian
Medium: Steel, leather
Dimensions: Diam. (k) 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm); Diam. (l) 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm); Wt. (k) 5 oz. (141.7 g); Wt. (l) 6 oz. (170.1 g)
Classification: Armor Parts-Rondels
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.674k, l

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