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In the first part of this two-part program, armorer Jeffrey D. Wasson gives a live armor-making demonstration, showing the variety of tools and techniques used to craft European armor. Narrated by Dirk Breiding, Assistant Curator, Arms and Armor Department, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Recorded January 21, 2012
Dressing in Steel: Part One
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Dressing in Steel: Part Two
(00:20:04) 379 views
A Visit to the Armor Galleries
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Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, 1904–1929
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The Art of Arms and Armor: Challenges of Research, Display, and Education
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Curators, Collectors, and Dealers: The Growth of the Arms and Armor Collection, 1929 to the Present
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Multi-Plate Helmet of Thirty-Two Lames
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Inscription: Constantinople Armory
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