War Hat (or Kettle Hat)

War Hat (or Kettle Hat)

c. 1475-1500

workshop of Antonio Missaglia

(Italian, 1416/17-1495/96)

Steel

Overall: 36 x 22 x 26.6 cm (14 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.1565

Fun Fact

Antonio Missaglia's workshop created helmets like this for royalty and knights in the region of Milan. Missaglia inherited the workshop from his father, who was also an armorer, and employed craftsmen who specialized in particular types of armor, such as jointed arm defenses or helmets.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Arms & Armor
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Arms and Armor
Medium: 
Steel

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