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Archer's Sallet

A work made of steel.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel.

Date:

1470/90

Artist:

Spanish

About this artwork

Archers or crossbowmen wore this close-fitting helmet and bevor (chin and throat defense), a distinctly Spanish form. The ear openings were likely once covered by plates or roundels attached by leather to a lining or chin strap.

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Archer's Sallet

Place

Spain (Object made in)

Date

Made 1460–1500

Medium

Steel

Dimensions

H. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2518

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