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Body Armor

Arms and Armor, Body Armor

Works of Art (31)

Amphora, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic; black-figure, Attributed to the manner of the Lysippides Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (56.171.14)
Armor (Gusoku), 16th and 18th centuries; Edo period, Japanese, Lacquered iron, mail, silk, copper-gilt (14.100.172)
Armor (yoroi), Late Kamakura period, early 14th century, Japanese, Lacquered iron and leather, silk, stenciled leather, copper-gilt (14.100.121)
Armor for Field and Tournament, 1527, Made in the Royal Workshops, English (Greenwich), Steel, etched and gilded overall (19.131.1,2)
Armor for Heavy Cavalry, ca. 1600, French, Steel, etched and gilt; leather; textile (27.177.1,2)
Armor for Henry II of France, ca. 1555, After designs by Étienne Delaune, French (Paris), Steel, embossed, blued, silvered, and gilded (39.121)
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I, 1549, Made by Kunz Lochner, German (Nuremberg), Etched steel (33.164)
Armor of George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland, ca. 1580–85, Made in the Royal Workshops, English (Greenwich), Steel, etched, blued, and gilded (32.130.6)
Armor of heavy cavalry, ca. 1610–20, Italian (Milan or Brescia), Steel, gold, leather, and textile (2002.130a–p)
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias, 1712, Made by Drouar (possibly André Drouart), France (Paris), Blued and gilt steel; gilt brass; silk; cotton; metallic yarn; paper (1989.3)
Armor, ca. 1400 and later, Italian, Steel, brass, textile (29.154.3)
Armor, ca. 1575, Inscribed: D.G.V. Lochorst, Flemish (possibly Antwerp), Steel, embossed and punched (38.137)
Cavalry armor, 18th–19th century, Tibetan, and possibly Bhutanese and Nepalese, Iron, gold, copper alloy, wood, leather, and textile (36.25.25, .28, .351, .476, .583a–c,h–k, .842a–c, .2174, .2461, .2505, .2557, 1974.160.10 ,1970.164.7a,b)
Cavalry Armor, ca. 1600, Italian (Milan), Steel, engraved, gilt, silvered, and damascened in gold (38.148.1a–n)
Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1250, English, Walrus ivory (17.190.231)
Cuirass (char-aina), late 18th–19th century, Probably Indian, Steel, gold (48.92.1)
Cuirass and Tassets (Torso and Thigh Defense), ca. 1510–20, Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German), German (Augsburg), Etched steel (38.143)
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor, ca. 1505–10, Christian Schreiner the Younger (Mühlau), Austrian (Innsbruck/Mühlau), Steel (1991.4)
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor, ca. 1510, Italian (Milan), Steel, etched and gilded (14.25.716)
Forearm guard for the left arm, possibly 15th–16th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, shellac, gold, and pigments (2005.301.2)
Front of a cuirass, 4th century B.C., Greek, Apulian, Bronze (1992.180.3a)
Funerary relief, ca. 325–300 B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Limestone (29.54)
Harquebus Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal, ca. 1683, Attributed to Richard Holden, English (London), Steel, engraved, blued, and gilded (15.113.1-5; 29.158.885)
Lamellar armor and helmet, possibly 16th–17th century, Tibetan, Iron and leather (36.25.53a,b)
Mail shirt, 15th century, Southern German (?), Steel, brass (14.25.1540)
Pair of Tournament Pauldrons, ca. 1500, Lorenz Helmschmid (German), German (Augsburg), Steel (29.156.67 h,j)
Patio from the Castle of Vélez Blanco, 1506–15 Spanish (41.190.482)
Portions of a Costume Armor, ca. 1525, Kolman Helmschmid, German (Augsburg), Steel, embossed, etched, and gilded (24.179; 26.188.1,2)
Portrait of a Man in Armor with Two Pages, Paris Bordon (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (1973.311.1)
Shirt of mail and plate, dated A.H. 1042/A.D. 1632–33, Indian, Iron, steel, gold, leather (2008.245)
Tournament book, late 16th/early 17th century, German (Nuremberg), Pen and colored wash on paper, leather (22.229)