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Suit of Armor in the Style of the 15th Century

Date: mainly modern, in style of 15th century
Culture: German
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: Helmet: L. 18 in. (45.7 cm), H. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm), Wt. 4 lbs. 11 oz. (2.13 kg); Buffe H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm), W. 8 5/8 in. (20.1 cm), Wt. 1 lb. 11 oz. (.77 kg); Colletin H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm), W. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm), Wt. 1 lb. 14 oz. (.85 kg); Breastplate H. 24 in. (60.1 cm), W. 15 1/2 in. (39.8 cm), Wt. 7 lb. 12 oz. (3.5 kg); Backplate H. 22 in. (55.9 cm), W. 13 in. (33.0 cm), Wt. 5 lb. 15 oz. (2.69 kg); R. Shoulder Defense H. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm), W. 10 3.4 in. (27.3 cm), Wt. 2 lb. 6 oz. (1.08 kg); L. Shoulder Defense H. 11 3/4 in (29.8 cm), W. 10 1/4 in. (28.3 cm), 2 lb. 6 oz. (1.08 kg); R. Arm Defense L. 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm), Wt. 2 lb. 10 oz. (1.2 kg); L. Arm Defense L. 18 in. (45.7 cm), Wt. 2 lb. 10 oz. (1.3 kg); R and L. Gauntlets L. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm), Wt. 1 lb. 2 oz. (.51 kg); R. Thigh and Knee Defense L. 23 in. (58.4 cm), W. 7 in. (17.8 cm), Wt. 3 lb. `15 oz. (1.8 kg); L. Thigh and Knee Defense L. 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm), W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm), Wt. 3 lb. 13 oz. (1.7 kg); R and L Greave and Sabaton H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm), Wt. 3 lb. 8 oz. (1.6 kg); Rondels Dia. 5 3/4 in. (14.1 cm), Wt. 6 oz. (.17 kg)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.700a–q

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