Reproduction Plate Armor: Armet-Style Helmet

1913.09.0004A

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Artifact Identification Reproduction Plate Armor: Armet-Style Helmet   (1913.09.0004A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Body Armor
Artist/Maker Ernst Schmidt, maker of reproductions of arms and armor. This item was purchased from Ernst Schmidt and can thus be assumed to be a reproduction.
Geographic Location
Period/Date 16th century
Culture German

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 40.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 33.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 21.5 cm
Weight 1,942 g
Measuring Remarks Dimensions of entire suit: 165 x 65 x 37 cm. Measured and weighed with chain.
Materials Metal--Steel,
Manufacturing Processes Forging, Forming, Riveting, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Photo of item appears in the catalog from Ernst Schmidt, republished by Mowbray in Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich. Page 77, Plate 38.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Mowbray, E. Andrew, Arms and Armor from the Atelier of Ernest Schmidt, Munich; Providene, Rhode Island, 1967. Stone, [-]. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration, and Use of Arms and Armor (NY, 1961), see esp. entry "solarets."

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information Reproduction made in 1913.

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