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Helmet

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Bhutanese
Medium:
Steel, iron, gold silk, metallic thread
Dimensions:
H. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.25
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
Ex. coll.: George C. Stone.[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006, no. 46.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tibetan Arms and Armor from the Permanent Collection," December 13, 2007–April 29, 2012, no. 46.

Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1934. pp. 53, 56, fig. 68.

Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. New York, 1961. pp. 53, 56, fig. 68.

Stone, George Cameron, and Donald J. La Rocca. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. pp. 53, 56, fig. 68.

La Rocca, Donald J. "An Approach to the Study of Arms and Armour from Tibet." Royal Armouries Yearbook (1999), p. 127, fig. 29.

Lankester, Philip J. "Two Maces from Henry VIII's Arsenal?." Royal Armouries Yearbook (2000), p. 127, fig. 29.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 4, 5, 68, 126, 134–136, front cover no. 46, ill.

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