The Wallace Collection

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Stirrup
  • Stirrup
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1560
  • Iron, blackened
  • Height: 11.4 cm, arch
    Width: 11.8 cm, tread
    Weight: 0.57 kg
  • A432
  • European Armoury I
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  • Stirrup, one of a pair with A433, of wrought iron, blackened. Arch-shaped in outline; the sides formed of twisted pillars, moulded and pierced in the lower half with four vertical slits; circular tread of interlaced strapwork; the underside of the slot for the leather is shaped to a Greek key-pattern.