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Helmet

Object Number: 
1960.11a
Date: 
ca. 1650-1700
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 16 in. ( 25.4 x 40.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron helmet; riveted, domed iron helmet with crest at top and wide brim.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this helmet was probably manufactured by the London Armorers Company, and was of the type worn by English pikemen and soldiers during the mid-seventeenth century. This helmet was part of a suit of armor that was bought by the donor at Christie's in London on December 8, 1959.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group