Portions of a Boy's Costume Armor

Armorer Hans Seusenhofer Austrian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374

This left shoulder and left thigh are from an armor ordered in 1532 by Archduke Ferdinand (later Emperor Ferdinand I) for his five-year-old nephew, the future Philip II of Spain (reigned 1556–98).

Portions of a Boy's Costume Armor, Hans Seusenhofer (Austrian, Innsbruck, 1470–1555), Steel, copper alloy, gold, Austrian, Innsbruck

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