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Elements from a Garniture Made for Christian I of Saxony (1560–1591)

Armorer: Anton Peffenhauser (German, Augsburg, 1525–1603)
Date: 1582
Geography: Augsburg
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, brass
Dimensions: breastplate (a): 19 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. (49.6 x 39 cm); backplate (b): 17 1/2 x 14 3/16 in. (44.5 x 36 cm); right cuisse (c): 16 x 7 3/8 in. (40.6 x 18.7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 6 oz. (1088 g); left cuisse (d): 16 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (41.9 x 19 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 7 oz. (1098 g)
Classification: Armor for Man
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1938
Accession Number: 38.163.1a–d

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