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Cuirass (breastplate and backplate)

Date: early 18th century
Culture: French
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, textile, leather
Dimensions: Breastplate: H. 18 3/4 in. (47.5 cm), W. 12 3/4 in. (32.3 cm), Wt. 15 lbs (6804 g).; Backplate: H. 16½ in. (42 cm), W. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm), Wt. 16.5 lbs. (7484.4 g)
Classification: Armor Parts-Cuirasses
Accession Number: 2005.445a, b

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