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Mitten Gauntlet for the Left Hand

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

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


1524 with some restoration


Attributed to the workshop of Kolman Helmschmid
German, Augsburg, 1471–1532
Etching attributed to Daniel Hopfer
German, Augsburg, 1471–1536

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Applied Arts of Europe


Kolman Helmschmid


Mitten Gauntlet for the Left Hand


Augsburg (Object made in)

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Made 1514–1535


Steel, leather, and brass


H.: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

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George F. Harding Collection

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