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Pair of tassets (thigh defenses) for the tilt

Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)

Date: ca. 1555
Culture: German (Nuremberg)
Medium: Steel, gold, paint
Dimensions: Right: H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); wt. 1 lb. 5 oz. (587 g) Left: H. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); wt. 1 lb. 10 oz (726 g)
Classification: Armor Parts-Thigh and Leg Defense
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.881a, b

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