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Gorget (neck defense) and Cuirass (torso defense), for use in the field

Artist/maker unknown, Northern Italian

Geography:
Made in Milan, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1510

Medium:
Etched and partially blackened steel; leather (replaced)

Dimensions:
20 7/8 x 13 1/16 x 11 13/16 inches (53 x 33.2 x 30 cm) Waist (circumference): 33 7/16 inches (85 cm) Weight (without lance-rest): 14.4 lb. (6540g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-150a--c

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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Label:
The breastplate of this armor is decorated with the etched figures of Saint Anthony, the Virgin and Child, and Saint Bernard.