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Cabasset

Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, brass
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.13 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 11 1/2 in. (29.21 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.504
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Richmond. Agecroft Hall, Historic House Museum. "No title entered 08," September 1978–August 18, 1997.

Boccia, Lionello G., and José-A. Godoy. Museo Poldi Pezzoli: Armeria I, edited by Carlo Pirovano. Vol. 5. 1 ed. Milan: Electa, 1985. pp. 252–255, figs. 231–252.

Bull, Stephen. An Historical Guide to Arms and Armor, edited by Tony North, editor. New York: Facts on File, Inc, 1991. p. 98.



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