Tournament Helm, ca. 1420–30. Possibly Italian or French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.3.237) | Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today.
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor Date: ca. 1510 Geography: Milan Culture: Italian, Milan Medium: Steel, gold, copper alloy Dimensions: Wt. 19 lb. 13 oz. (8987 g); helmet (a); H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); D. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 10.2 oz. (2103.5 g)
Burgonet, ca. 1610. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Bequest, 2013 (2013.953) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015.