Educator Resource Packet: Three-Quarter Armor

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Steel breastplate armor and helmet with brass stripe trim
Garniture for Field and Foot Tourney at the Barriers, c. 1575
Milan

This suit of ceremonial armor includes more than 22 pieces that could be mixed for parade and sporting tournaments. Students will learn about the production and functions of armor and about the role of the knight in 16th-century Europe. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, and a glossary.

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