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Costume Armor in the Classical Style

Maker: Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé (French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Dimensions: armor: H. 26 3/4 (68 cm); W. 22 7/16 (57 cm); D. 11 in. (28 cm); helmet: H. 15 3/4 (40 cm); W. 7 11/16 (19.5 cm); D. 13 3/4 in. (35 cm)
Classification: Costumes
Credit Line: Funds from various donors, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2

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