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Pair of tassets (thigh defenses) for the tilt

Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)

Date:
ca. 1555
Culture:
German (Nuremberg)
Medium:
Steel, gold, paint
Dimensions:
Right: H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); wt. 1 lb. 5 oz. (587 g) Left: H. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); wt. 1 lb. 10 oz (726 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Thigh and Leg Defense
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.881a, b
26582

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