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Peytral Plates

Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
Possibly Flemish or German
Medium:
Leather, gesso, metal
Dimensions:
left: 24 1/2 x 18 3/8 in. (62.2 x 46.7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. (907 g); right: 25 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. (64.4 x 42.6 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 15 oz. (876 g)
Classification:
Armor for Horse
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Keasbey, 1926
Accession Number:
26.235.2–.3
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Baron Biche, Teruel, Spain; Georges Pauilhac, Paris.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Armored Horse in Europe," February 15, 2005–January 15, 2006, no. 26.

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. pp. 57–59, cat. no. 26, ill.



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