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Helmet, Breast and Backplate

Signed on the backplate by D. G. V. Lochorst (Flemish, possibly Antwerp, active ca. 1575)

Date:
ca. 1575
Culture:
Flemish, possibly Antwerp
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. as mounted, 30 1/4 in. (36.8 cm); Overall Wt. 12 lb. 3 oz. (5529 g); H. of helmet (a), 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm); Wt. of (a), 3 lb. 12 oz. (1.695 kg); H. of breastplate (b), 18 1/2 in. (46.99 cm); W. of (b), 12 in. (30.48 cm); Wt. of (b), 4 lb. 9 oz. (2.073 kg); H. of backplate (c), 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. of (c), 12 in. (30.48 cm); Wt. of (c), 3 lb. 14 oz. (1.765 kg); L. of gauntlets (d, e), 10 1/2 in. (26.67 cm)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1938
Accession Number:
38.137a–c
24661:7

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