Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Peytral Plates

early 16th century
Possibly Flemish or German
Leather, gesso, metal
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)
Armor for Horse
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Keasbey, 1926
Accession Number:
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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