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Shirt of Mail

A work made of iron.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of iron.

Date:

mid–16th century

Artist:

European

About this artwork

This European Shirt of Mail is a short sleeved shirt of mail, of iron links, formed of fairly small riveted rings throughout; the shirt is open down the front for its entire length; at the back is a slit from the bottom almost up to the center; clean with some losses at edges, the mail lacks its collar.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Shirt of Mail

Origin

Middle East

Date

1525–1575

Medium

Iron

Dimensions

Wt. 19 lb. 13 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.3023

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