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Helmet

Object Number: 
1941.1216
Date: 
1850-1920
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 15 in. ( 38.1 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron helmet; circular with crest at top; stamped fleur-de-lis at center on both sides, roping on bil border.
Gallery Label: 
This helmet is a replica of 15th or 16th century armour helmets, and was used by the donor as a prop in his historical paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group