The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Partial armour
  • Partial armour
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • North Italy
  • c. 1580
  • Low-carbon steel, extensively hot-worked, copper, copper alloy, cloth, leather and silk, etched.
  • Weight: 12.86 kg, total weight
  • Armourer's mark: orb and cross, the orb containing a 'P'
    Incised mark: 'I'
  • A57
  • European Armoury II
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • E. Juste, 1867; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.