Overall: 30 x 20 in. ( 76.2 x 50.8 cm )
Iron and leather armor; breastplate with leather strap fastened to hook on each shoulder, waist belt fastened to loops on back, and skirt of tasses hinged to bottom.
According to accession records, this armor was probably manufactured by the London Armorers Company, and was of the type worn by English pikemen and soldiers during the mid-seventeenth century. The armor was bought by the donor at Christie's in London on December 8, 1959.
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.