Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Neck Guard

Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, textile (silk), doe skin
Dimensions:
H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Gorgets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.472
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 370
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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