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Gothic Armor

late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Gothic Armor
  • Date Created: late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926
  • Physical Dimensions: Wt. (without helmet) 45 lb. 4 oz. (20.53 kg); Wt. of mail sleeves 8 lb. (3629 g); 29.150.8n (leg defense); H. 21 in. (53.5 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Wt. 3lb. 12.1 oz. (1703.8 g); 29.150.8q (greave); H. 16 1/8 in. (41 cm); W. 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm); D. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 1.3 oz. (944 g); 29.150.8r (mail sleeve): L. 28 5/16 in. (72.0 cm); W. 12 5/8 in. (32.0 cm); Diam. (outside) of main section links 7/32 in. (5.5 mm); Diam. (inside) of main section links 5/32 in. (4.7 mm); Diam. (outside) of cuff links 3/16 in. (4.4 mm); Diam. (inside) of cuff links 3/32 (2.5 mm); 29.150.8s (mail sleeve): L. 32 1/8 in. (81.5 cm); W. 15 in. (38.0 cm); Diam. (outside) of links 7/32 in. (5.9 mm); Diam. (inside) of links 5/32 (3.7 mm)
  • Type: Armor
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/23081
  • Medium: Steel, leather, copper alloy (latten), iron, brass
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: German and Italian

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