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Composite Armor for the Joust and Tourney

A work made of steel, brass, and leather.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, brass, and leather.


1560-70 with some restoration before 1841


German, Augsburg

About this artwork


On View, Gallery 239


Applied Arts of Europe


Composite Armor for the Joust and Tourney


Augsburg (Object made in)

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Steel, brass, and leather


H.: 185.4 cm (73 in.)

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2106a-f, i-u

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