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

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Gun Shield

Origin

Italy

Date

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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