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Interior of shaffron showing original textile lining

Half-Shaffron

Date: ca. 1570–80
Geography: probably Milan
Culture: Italian, probably Milan
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, leather, linen (woven textile and fiber)
Dimensions: L. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); W. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 11 0z. (1,208 g)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment-Shaffrons
Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number: 14.25.1666

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