Cuirass and Tassets (Torso and Hip Defense)

Armorer: Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Decorator: Etching attributed to Daniel Hopfer (German, Kaufbeuren 1471–1536 Augsburg)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Geography: Augsburg
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: H. 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm); Wt. 19 lb. 8 oz. (8845 g)
Classification: Armor
Credit Line: Gift of Marshall Field, 1938
Accession Number: 38.143b–d

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