Armor

Armor
Title
Armor
Date 
ca. 1650-1700
Medium 
Iron, leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 20 in. ( 76.2 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Iron and leather armor; breastplate with leather strap fastened to hook on each shoulder, waist belt fastened to loops on back, and skirt of tasses hinged to bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Object Number 
1960.11c
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this armor was probably manufactured by the London Armorers Company, and was of the type worn by English pikemen and soldiers during the mid-seventeenth century. The armor was bought by the donor at Christie's in London on December 8, 1959.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group