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Half armor


Artist Unknown (Northern Italy)


c. 1570-1580

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G340
Half armor, Artist Unknown (Northern Italy)
Half armor: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Steel, leather, cloth
Size: 11 1/4 x 13 x 9
Creation Place: Europe, Northern Italy
Culture: Europe, Northern Italy
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: Steel with etched bands of stylized trophies alternating with polished bands and cartouches framing classical and biblical figures. The figure of Judith with the head of Holofernes is at center of the breast plate. Leather straps hold tassets of one pl
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Wayne and Rosalee MacFarlane
Accession Number: 2001.111a-j
Added to Site: February 28, 2009