Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Backplate

Date:
ca. 1525
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); W. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 5.2 oz. (1508.2 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Backplates
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1850
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Reitzenstein, Alexander von. "Hohenaschauer Waffen." Waffen- und Kostumkunde 4, pt. 1 p. 50.

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