Helmet, Iron, gold, silver, turquoise, probably Mongolian

Helmet

Date:
14th–17th century
Culture:
probably Mongolian
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, turquoise
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 inches (19.1 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 11.7 oz. (785.3 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.389
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. p. 78, no. 14, ill.