The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Three-quarter armour
  • Three-quarter armour
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • North Italy
  • c. 1620 - 1635
  • Very low-carbon steel, gold, gold braid, velvet and leather, gilt, blued, etched and incised
  • Weight: 2.11 kg, helmet
    Weight: 0.652 kg, gorget
    Weight: 3.51 kg, breastplate
    Weight: 4.05 kg, backplate
    Weight: 1.88 kg, tasset (left)
    Weight: 1.85 kg, tasset (right)
    Weight: 1.92 kg, culet
    Weight: 2.54 kg, pauldron and arm (left)
    Weight: 2.46 kg, pauldron and arm (right)
    Weight: 6.12 kg, gauntlets
    Weight: 20.09 kg, complete armour
  • A63
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy or Maurizio Filiberto; Sir S.R. Meyrick; Frédéric Spitzer; Sir Richard Wallace.