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Portions of a Field Armor

Date: dated 1524
Geography: probably Augsburg
Culture: German, probably Augsburg
Medium: Steel, leather
Dimensions: H. as mounted 29 3/4 in. (75.57 cm); Wt. 28 lb. (12.7 kg); breastplate (c): 14 3/4 × 14 3/4 × 7 11/16 in. (37.5 × 37.5 × 19.5 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 14 oz. (3112 g); tassets (d): 10 1/4 × 19 5/16 × 7 3/8 in. (26 × 49 × 18.7 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 3 oz. (1445 g); backplate (e): 15 9/16 × 14 15/16 × 9 1/4 in. (39.5 × 38 × 23.5 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 3 oz. (2340 g); culet (f): 5 7/8 × 18 5/16 × 12 3/16 in. (15 × 46.5 × 31 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 8 oz. (1141 g); right pauldron (g): 10 13/16 × 10 13/16 × 7 13/16 in. (27.5 × 27.5 × 19.8 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 7 oz. (1110 g); left pauldron (h): 11 5/8 × 11 5/16 × 8 9/16 in. (29.5 × 28.8 × 21.8 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 12 oz. (1251 g); vambrace (i): 20 × 6 × 9 1/2 in. (50.8 × 15.2 × 24.1 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (1165 g); vambrace (j): 20 × 5 1/2 × 9 in. (50.8 × 14 × 22.9 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 8 oz. (1136 g)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number: 29.150.3b–p

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