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Armor for Man and Horse

Date: man's armor, ca. 1570; horse armor, ca. 1580–90
Geography: Milan and Brescia
Culture: Italian, Milan and Brescia
Medium: Steel, leather, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions: Wt. of man's armor approx. 37 lb. (16.78 kg); Wt. of horse armor with saddle 93 lb. 1 oz. (42.2 kg)
Classification: Armor for Horse and Man
Credit Line: Man's armor: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913; horse armor, bit, rear plate of saddle: Fletcher Fund, 1921; part of a greave: Rogers Fund, 1984
Accession Number: 14.25.709a–p; 21.139.1a–w,.8,.12; 1984.356

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