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Costume Armor in the Classical Style

Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé (French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)

Date:
ca. 1788–90
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Dimensions:
Helmet, 15 3/4 x 7 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (40 x 19.5 x 35 cm); Armor, 26 3/4 x 22 7/16 x 11 in. (68 x 57 x 28 cm)
Classification:
Costumes
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.65.1–.2
24931

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