Arm Defense, Iron, leather, copper alloy, textile, possibly Tibetan

Arm Defense

Date:
15th–17th century
Culture:
possibly Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, leather, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions:
L. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Arms & Shoulders
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.487.1
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 126, 140–141, no. 50, ill.