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Hauberk (Shirt) of Mail for Ceremonial Use

Artist/maker unknown, Hungarian

Made in Transylvania (now part of Romania), Europe

c. 1550-1600

Silvered copper alloy, gilded copper alloy mounts; colored glass

Height: 32 13/16 inches (83.3 cm) Width (across the shoulders): 22 7/16 inches (57 cm) Waist (circumference as mounted): 50 inches (127 cm) Weight: 14.2 lb., 14 pounds 2.9 ounces (6433.7 x 6433.7g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 248, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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