Attributed to Pietro Giacomo da Castello Italian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373

This type of sallet, with an open face and a long swept tail, was widely used by infantrymen in Italy. This example is stamped with armorer's marks attributed to Pietro Giacomo da Castello (documented 1485–1525), who worked for the dukes of Mantua.

Sallet, Attributed to Pietro Giacomo da Castello (Italian, documented 1485–1525), Steel, Italian

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