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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

Origin

Spain

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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