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Unknown, Brunswick Armory
Partial Armor made for the Dukes of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, 1560s; breastplate 1562
German Arms and Armor
Etched steel, leather
49 in. x 24 in. x 20 in. (124.46 cm x 60.96 cm x 50.8 cm), overall
The Maurice and Maxine B. Forman Fund, the Clara and Edwin Strasenburgh Fund, the Marie Adelaide Devine Fund and the June Alexander Memorial Fund, 2006.57
Currently on View
About the Object
Partial armor comprising a helmet, breastplate, tassets (upper thigh leg defenses), backplate and gorget (collar):
.1 helmet : H 12-1/2 x W 10-1/2 x D 16-1/4 in.
.2 collar (gorget) including sleeves: H 12-1/4 x W 24 x D 9-7/8 in.
.3 breastplate: H 18 x W 15-1/2 x D 9 in.
.4 backplate: H 16-7/8 x W 15-1/2 x D 8-1/4 in.
.5a upper (proper) left tasset: H 10 x W 10 X D 3-1/2 in.
.5b lower (proper) left tasset: H 9-1/2 x W 7-1/4 x D 3-1/2 in.
.6a upper (proper) right tasset : H 10 X W 10 X D 3-1/2 in.
.6b lower (proper) right tasset: H 9-1/4 x W 7-1/4 x D 3-1/2 in.