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Three-quarter armour: HEN.M.11A-H-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

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Description

Composite three-quarter armour consisting of a close helmet, an 'Almain' collar, breastplate with associated skirt, backplate with skirt, a pair of tassets, two pauldrons nearly forming a pair, a pair of vambraces and a pair of cuisses and poleyns.

Notes

History note: Mr James Stewart Henderson of 'Abbotsford', Downs Road, St Helen's Park, Hastings, Sussex

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

16th century
Circa 1520 CE - 1580 CE

Note

North Italian and Southern German

Components of the work

Parts

Materials used in production

Steel

Techniques used in production

Forming
Hammering

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.11A-H-1933
Primary reference Number: 17800
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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