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Steel, gilding, brass, copper, leather, and velvet textile
H. 48.1 cm (17 in.)
Wt. (breastplate): 4 lb. 12 oz.
Backplate: 2 lb. 4 oz.
Left pauldron: 2 lb. 2 oz.
Right pauldron: 2 lb. 4 oz.
Total: 11 lb. 6 oz.
George F. Harding Collection
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Walter Karchieski, “Arms and Armor in the Art Institute of Chicago” (Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown, and Company, 1995), p. 68 (ill.)
Not on exhibition in Harding Museum, Nov. 1975.
George F. Harding, Jr. (died 1939), Chicago; bequeathed to the George F. Harding Museum, Chicago; transferred to the Art Institute, 1982.
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