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Field Armor in the Fluted or "Maximilian" Style

Field Armor in the Fluted or "Maximilian" Style

c. 1520

Steel; leather; brass

Lent by The Royal Armouries, Leeds 37.2008


Distinguished by its fluted surfaces, armor in this style was popularized in South Germany and Austria during the early 1500s. The style is usually called "Maximilian" since it was introduced during the reign of Emperor Maximilian I.

See also
MED - Arms & Armor
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Arms and Armor

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