Upper Part of a Crupper

Date:
late 16th or early 17th century
Culture:
Italian (probably Brescia)
Medium:
Steel, gold
Dimensions:
L. 23 7/8 in. (60 cm); W. 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 5 oz. (3,780 g)
Classification:
Armor for Horse
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number:
29.158.604
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Frank Gair macomber, Boston; Bashford Dean, New York
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Armored Horse in Europe," February 15, 2005–January 15, 2006, no. 28.

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Dirk H. Breiding. The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. p. 60, no. 28, ill.