European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Backplate, from a Cuirassier Armor intended for a BoyMade in Italy, Europe
Possibly made in Rome, Italy, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, Italian
Embossed, punched, chiseled, and russetted or formerly blued steel hatched with silver and gold, leather, textile
1977-167-147Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977
LabelThis armor was made for a boy of about eight.
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