Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Composed Half Armor for a Youth

ca. 1525 and later
German; cuirass, Italian
Steel, leather
Wt. 13 lb. 8 oz. (6123.5 g); Wt. of helmet 2 lb. 6 oz. (1077.3 g)
Armor for Child
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Paris. Palais des Armées de Terre et de Mer. "Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900," April 14–November 12, 1900.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "loan to MMA Costume Institute," June 8, 1990–October 1990.

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