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Armet

Date:
ca. 1570
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, leather, brass, gold
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 11 in. (27.9 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 5 oz. (2410 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.655
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Hagerstown, Md. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 24.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 15–September 15, 1955, no. 24.

Armures, Armes Offensives & Défensives Des XVE, XVIE & XVIIE Siècles. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 26, 1869. p. 6, no. 24 (probably this helmet).

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. cat. no. 24 (described).



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