Close Helmet for the Tilt

German, Augsburg

Not on view

The helmet is part of a richly decorated armor made for one of the princes Radziwill of Poland for use in the field and the tournament. The Polish eagle appears in the etched ornament; the date 1573 is etched on another piece from this same armor, which is in the Art Institute of Chicago.

Close Helmet for the Tilt, Steel, gold, brass, German, Augsburg

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