Armor for a Member of the Barberini Family

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Armor for a Member of the Barberini Family
  • Date Created: armor, ca. 1623–30; spurs, early 17th century
  • Physical Dimensions: armor (26.210a–m): Wt. 34 lb. 8 oz. (15.65 kg); Wt. of helmet 5 lb. 3 oz. (2350 g); spurs (14.25.1731a, b): L. of each neck 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); L. of each rowel box 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Diam. of each star rowel 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. of left spur 5 lb. 4 oz. (2381 g); Wt. of right spur 5 lb. 8 oz. (2495 g)
  • Type: Armor and spurs
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/35939
  • Medium: Steel, gold, silver, brass, textile, leather
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: armor, Italian, Milan; spurs, French

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