Armor for Heavy Cavalry with Matching Shaffron

Date: ca. 1600
Culture: French
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt; leather, textile
Dimensions: Weight of armor, 77 lb. 2 oz. (34.98 kg) Weight of shaffron, 2 lb. 14 oz. (1.3 kg) Height of armor, 57 in. (144.78 cm) Height of shaffron, 22 in. (55.88 cm)
Classification: Armor for Man-3/4 Armor
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number: 27.177.1, .2

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: