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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, brass or copper alloy, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, hair
Dimensions: left neck panel, H. 19 1/2 (49.5 cm); W. 22 in. (55.9 cm); right neck panel, H. 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm); W. 22 in. (55.9 cm); peytral, H. 19 in. (48.3 cm); W. 24 1/2 in. (62.2 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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