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Gun Shield

A work made of steel, iron, wood, wool textile, and hemp fiber.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, iron, wood, wool textile, and hemp fiber.

Date:

c. 1544

Artist:

Italian

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Gun Shield

Origin

Italy

Date

Made 1535–1545

Medium

Steel, iron, wood, wool textile, and hemp fiber

Dimensions

Diameter 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.) Wt. 10 lb. 9 oz. Caliber .56

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2256

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