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Breastplate with Tassets (Thigh Defenses)

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

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  • A work made of steel and leather.


c. 1510


Probably Italian

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On View, Gallery 239


Applied Arts of Europe


Breastplate with Tassets (Thigh Defenses)


Italy (Object Probably made in)

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Made 1500–1520


Steel and leather


H.: 195.6 cm (77 in.)

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2415a, c-d

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