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Embossed Shield

Date:
ca. 1560
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Wood, leather
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.780
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Gall, Gunter. "Leather objects in the Philadelphia Museum of Art." Bulletin of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (July-Sept. 1967), pp. 266-268.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Helmut Nickel, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Leonid Tarassuk, and American Federation of Arts. The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition. New York: The Federation, 1982. pp. 48–50, no. 16, ill.

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