Armet, Steel, gold, leather, copper alloy, French

Armet

Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
French
Medium:
Steel, gold, leather, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); H. of comb 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); D. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 6 oz. (2438 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.592
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Decatur. Decatur Art Center. "Arms and Armor 1000 A.D. to 1850 A.D.," December 10, 1960–January 2, 1961, no. 67.

Belleval, René. La panoplie du XVe au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: René Belleval, 1873. p.139, no.103.

Decatur Art Center. Arms and Armor 1000 A.D. to 1850 A.D.: [exhibition] December 10, 1960 to January 2, 1961, Decatur Art Center, Decatur, Illinois. Decatur, Ill.: The Center, 1960. no. 67.