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German Gauntlet for the right hand. c.1480.  Classic form for the 15th Century, highly stylised gothic type

darksword-armory: “ Historically, gauntlets were used by soldiers and knights. It was considered an important piece of armour, since the hands and arms were particularly vulnerable in hand-to-hand.

Gothic Armor, late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926. German and Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928 (29.150.8a–q) | In this work, Dean’s goal was to create a late German Gothic armor, a type often considered the pinnacle of armor-making. Complete and homogeneous examples were nonexistent on the art market by Dean’s time.

Armor Date: century, with early century restorations Culture: German and Italian Medium: Steel Classification: Armor for Man Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928 Accession Number: