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Pair of Neck Defenses (Crinet) and Breast Defense (Peytral) from a Horse Armor

Date: 15th–17th century
Culture: Tibetan or Mongolian
Medium: Leather, iron, copper alloy, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, hair
Dimensions: left neck panel 19 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (49.5 x 43.8 cm); right neck panel 19 3/4 x 17 1/4 in. (50.2 x 43.8 cm); flanchard 24 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (61.5 x 53.3 cm)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment
Credit Line: Purchase, The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter, Giulia, by exchange; Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, by exchange; and Fletcher Fund, by exchange, 1997
Accession Number: 1997.242a–c

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