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>Costume Studies
>>1424 Milanese condottiere
>>>armor
>>>>harness
Subject: condottiere 'contractor' mercenary captain
Culture: Milanese / Lombard
Setting: Florentine / Venetian wars, Lombardy 1424-1454
Object: armor > body harness







* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Left and Right Gauntlets  Steel  Italian, about 1440-50
Gauntlet for the Left Hand Steel  Italian, about 1450-60"



* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Upper Right Vambrace and Couter (Upper Arm and Elbow Defense)  Steel  Italian (Milan), about 1450-60
Gauntlet for the Right Hand  Steel  Italian (probably Milan), about 1450-60
Right and Left Breastplates from a Brigandine  Steel, brass  Italian, about 1450  The four staples on the left breastplate are for the attachment of a lance rest."



* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Gauntlet for the Right Hand
Steel 
Italian,
about 1420"