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Armor for the Tilt

Date: ca. 1550
Culture: German
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: Weight: Overall: 71 lb. (32205.4g) Helmet (a): 10.8lb. (4898.8g) Gorget (b): 2.198lb. (997g) Breastplate (c): 9.588lb. (4349.1gs) Backplate (d): 3.52lb. (1596.7g) Right Pauldron (e): 1.514lb. (686.7g) Left Pauldron (f): 1.79lb. (811.9g) Right Vambrace (g): 2.66lb. (1206.6g) Left Vambrace (h): 2.75lb. (1247.4g) Right Gauntlet (i): 1.36lb. (616.9g) Left Gauntlet (j): 1.55lb. (703.1g) Right Tasset (k): 1.934lb. (877.3g) Left Tasset (l): 1.86lb. (843.7g) Upper Right Cuisse Extension (m): 0.846lb. (383.7g) Right Cuisse (n): 1.688lb. (765.7g) Upper Left Cuisse Extension (o): 0.816lb. (370.1g) Left Cuisse (p): 1.88lb. (852.8g) Right Greave (q): 1.792lb. (812.8g) Left Greave (r): 1.702lb. (772g) Manifer (t): 2.362lb. (1071.4g) Reinforce for the Left Couter (u): 0.746lb. (338.4g) Pasguard (v): 3.86lb. (1750.9g) Tilting Reinforce for the Left Shoulder (w): 6.888lb. (3124.4g) Tourney Reinforce for the Left Shoulder (x): 3.85lb. (1746.3g) Guard for the Right Armpit (y): 0.938lb. (425.5g) Vamplate (z): 2.108lb. (956.2g)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.712a–z

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