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As part of a special Sunday at the Met program held in conjunction with the exhibition Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge, details the growth of the department after 1929, changes in the galleries, and notable acquisitions.
Dressing in Steel: Part One
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Dressing in Steel: Part Two
(00:20:04) 375 views
A Visit to the Armor Galleries
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Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, 1904–1929
(00:30:12) 245 views
The Art of Arms and Armor: Challenges of Research, Display, and Education
(00:33:09) 329 views
Curators, Collectors, and Dealers: The Growth of the Arms and Armor Collection, 1929 to the Present
(00:36:37) 221 views
Burgonet for the Farnese Guard
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Sallet "in the Venetian Style"
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 373
Although very few survive today, war hats of this general type were one of the most popular forms of infantry helmets throughout western Europe for much of the fifteenth century.
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
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