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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 lb. (6804 g); backplate: H. 16½ in. (42 cm); W. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm); Wt. 16.5 lb. (7484.4 g)
Classification: Armor Parts-Cuirasses
Credit Line: Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number: 2005.445a, b

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