Helm by Unknown Artist

Would have been worn over a bascinet, with a crested cap held in place above it by laces passed through the pairs of holes in the conical skull-plate.

Details

Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £50,000)
Acquired in:
1976
Vendor:
Peter Dale Ltd

Provenance

Sotheby's, 1974; Peter Dale Ltd.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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