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H7652-1 Miniature knight in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair / wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890. Click to enlarge.

Miniature knight in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair / wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890

    Miniature male figure consisting of painted plaster head, stuffed red velvet body, arms and legs, metal hands and wooden feet jointed at the ankle. The knight's body is covered in jointed steel armoured plates over a leather garment and metal chain mail. The armoured plates of the body and tasset (skirt) are joined with a combination of brass and steel rivets; the leg and arm armour, a combination of rivets, brass hinges and leather buckled straps; and the feet and hand armour hinged at the joints. The steel helmet features a hinged visor and metal rondel at the rear. All armour pieces are detachable.

    Summary

    Object No.

    H7652-1

    Object Statement

    Miniature knight in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair / wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890

    Physical Description

    Miniature male figure consisting of painted plaster head, stuffed red velvet body, arms and legs, metal hands and wooden feet jointed at the ankle. The knight's body is covered in jointed steel armoured plates over a leather garment and metal chain mail. The armoured plates of the body and tasset (skirt) are joined with a combination of brass and steel rivets; the leg and arm armour, a combination of rivets, brass hinges and leather buckled straps; and the feet and hand armour hinged at the joints. The steel helmet features a hinged visor and metal rondel at the rear. All armour pieces are detachable.

    Dimensions

    Height

    660 mm

    Width

    320 mm

    Depth

    105 mm

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    Miniature knight in full armour, replica of German 15th century armour, steel / brass / wood / leather / cloth / hair / wire, Paul Hardy, England, c 1890 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 October 2020, <https://ma.as/248935>

    Wikipedia

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