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Infantry Shield (Pavise)

Date: ca. 1450
Culture: Bohemian, possibly Chomutov (now Czech Republic)
Medium: Wood, leather, gesso, silver foil, polychromy
Dimensions: H. 42 1/2 in. (107.95 cm); W. 20 1/2 in. (52.07 cm); H. of curvature, 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. approximately 1 in. (2.54 cm); Wt. 16 lb. 11 oz. (7569 g)
Classification: Shields
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number: 29.158.595

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